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The Drug War: The Primary Reason Why 1.5 Million Black Men...

AFRICANGLOBE - The primary reasons 1.5 million men are missing from their communities is because they are behind bars or because of early death, the story noted. The numbers are shocking and offensive.

Why Black Women More Ambitious Than White Women — But Have...

AFRICANGLOBE - According to a report from the Center for Talent Innovation (CTI), Black women are significantly more ambitious than white women in the workplace. Just 8% of white women aspire to a powerful position with a prestigious title. On the other hand, 22% of Black women aspire to a powerful role, which is a similar percentage as men.

We Are Empowered Black Women! We Will Not Whiten Ourselves Anymore

AFRICANGLOBE - Empowered Black women, proud of their culture and their origins. Black women who have learned to say “NO” to the slavery that wants to impose a standard of beauty that is not ours and wants to oppress our beauty, the beauty that is born with us, a slavery that has as an objective nos embranquecer (whitening us).

1.5 Million Black Men Are Missing

AFRICANGLOBE - In the parts of the country with large African-American populations, thousands upon thousands of Black men are missing. There are 1.5 million fewer prime-age Black men (25 to 54) living in their communities than Black women, census data show.

The TSA Will Stop Singling Out Black Women For Hair Searches

AFRICANGLOBE - After two Black women filed complaints about having their hair arbitrarily searched at airports, the Transportation Security Administration has agreed to begin anti-discrimination training for its agents.

Elite College Degrees Give Black Graduates Little Advantage In Job Market

AFRICANGLOBE - Throwing another wrench into the belief that higher education is the great equalizer, a new paper suggests that Black graduates from elite institutions do only as well in getting jobs as white candidates from less-selective institutions.

The Worse Political Message

AFRICANGLOBE - In America’s most recent election, the high paid Democratic consultants told candidates to avoid the Democratic leader, President Barack Obama, and where did that get Democrats? Nowhere!

Black Women On TV: The Case Of ‘Scandal’ And ‘Sexo E...

AFRICANGLOBE - The ongoing debate over Black representation on Brazilian airwaves has only intensified since mid-September with the debut, and two month run of the current Globo TV series Sexo e as negas. The debate has been featured on various posts on this blog and offers an interesting dynamic of comparison and contrast with two current running American TV series featuring Black women, Scandal and How To Get Away with Murder.

Black Women Help OWN Achieve Ratings Breakthrough

AFRICANGLOBE - OWN’s days as a ratings-challenged network appear to have come to an end. The Oprah Winfrey Network became the fastest growing cable network for women ages 25-54 by scoring its most watched quarter in network history with an average of 508,000 total viewers, in addition to double-digit growth across all demos versus the previous quarter.

Carol’s Daughter: Black Cosmetic Company Sells, Or Sell Out?

AFRICANGLOBE - Cosmetics giant L'Oréal purchased Carol's Daughter, a beauty company that sells natural hair and skin products for Black women, earlier this week. It may seem like an unlikely chapter in the story of a business that began in a Brooklyn kitchen.

Black Women Face Grim Unemployment Statistics

AFRICANGLOBE - Unemployment rates are falling for nearly every group of Americans -- except for Black women. About 10.6 percent of adult African-American women age 20 or older are unemployed, unchanged from a year ago, according to Friday’s jobs report from the Labor Department.

5 Reasons Why Black Women Should Never Give Up On Black...

AFRICANGLOBE - As a Black woman if I were to rely on the media’s portrayal of the Black man I would be running in the other direction. Black men are said to be deadbeats, criminals, thugs and just no good. And of course all Black men are dropping Black women like flies right. WRONG!

Oklahoma Cop Accused Of Raping Black Women Finds Supporters On Social...

AFRICANGLOBE - Supporters of an Oklahoma City police officer who was charged with raping or sexually abusing eight Black women have raised more than $7,000 for the 27-year-old cop. Daniel Holtzclaw was arrested in August on charges of rape, forcible oral sodomy, sexual battery, and indecent exposure for allegedly sexually assaulting women while on patrol.

Black Women Need to Take Back the Hair Industry

AFRICANGLOBE - The Black hair care market is at least an $684 million industry (Mintel 2012). Essentially none of that cash makes it back to the Black community. A walk into your local beauty supply stores will typically reveal a slew of brands that are Korean-owned.

Trooper Freeway Beating Casts Ugly Glare On Assault On Black Women

AFRICANGLOBE - We have another beating by a police officer of an unarmed, apparently non-resisting civilian. There's yet another video that captures the assault it in all its graphic, violent and brutal detail. And yet, as is increasingly the case, the victim is a Black woman.

New Program Empowers Black Women Financially In The $10 Billion Hair...

AFRICANGLOBE - Start your own hair business today, selling high-end hair at an affordable price. There is a new, unique and very profitable Black owned company named, The House Of Beautiful Hair, that is taking control of the $10 billion dollar hair weave industry that was once closed to African Americans.