Honoring Black Women on U.S. Postage Stamps By Lynn Norment Black women have made significant contributions to their communities and this country – in civil rights and community service, education and mathematics, science and medicine, […]


Meharry Invites Public International Women’s Health Day Zoom Event Featuring Nashville Metro Public Defender Martesha Johnson

Nashville, TN (TN Tribune)–International Women’s Day (March 8, 2021) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating women’s equality. […]


First Woman on the Roll of Union Bethel AME Church, Bought Freedom for Herself and Other Slaves

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia In her early years, Alethia Browning Tanner sold vegetables in a produce stall near President’s Square – now known as Lafayette Square – in what […]

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Female CEO Steers Black Rodeo Movement 

African American cowgirls do exist. Each year hundreds of Black women travel across the United States to compete in ladies steer wrestling, breakaway roping, bull riding, barrel racing, and other rodeo competitions — many while […]