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WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH

The Genius Of Virginia Hamilton: Celebrating A Literary Icon

The award-winning author was one of the most prolific writers in history.

7 Black Women Scientists, Doctors And Inventors That You Need To Know

These trailblazers paved the way for a new generation of women and girls in science. 

Music Sermon: The Forgotten Voices of ‘80s R&B

In 1990, singer Phyllis Hyman complained to Donnie Simpson during a BET Video Soul interview about record labels shifting their focus from talent to artist “packaging,&#8221…

Music Sermon: Millie Jackson – The Original Bad Girl

You know that auntie who you were nervous to bring your young male friends around back in the day because she might proposition them in the kitchen when nobody was…

The Murky Legacy Of Robin Thicke’s ‘Blurred Lines’ Five Years Later

There’s much to be said about the commercial success of Robin Thicke’s magnum opus, “Blurred Lines.” The 2013 hit spent 33 weeks on the Billboard Hot 100, and held the…

This Sh*t Is For Us: Black Diasporic Women Are Running New York City’s Underground Music Scene

The USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism released a study exposing the music industry’s lack of diversity. In 2017, 83.2 percent of artists were men and…

Dascha Polanco Joins Dove To Mentor New York City Girls On Body Positivity

According to Dove, eight in 10 girls who dislike their physical appearance avoid social interaction or classroom participation to keep from having to do things such…

Rep. Hakeem Jeffries Discusses The Power Of Female MCs

The last place you would probably expect to see or hear about hip-hop is in congressional politics. However, Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) of the Empire State’s 8th…

Brooklyn Congressman Honors Female Rap Collaborations With 10-Day Countdown

March is Women’s History Month, which gives us 31 days to celebrate the contributions, successes and overall incredible energy brought by women throughout history. What…