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Angry Black Woman

From Solange to Porsha Stewart: Are Black Women Angrier Than Other Women?

C. Nicole Mason | Posted 07.14.2014 | Black Voices
C. Nicole Mason

We should all do more to challenge the authenticity of the images presented to us and encourage diverse portrayals of black women and men in the media and society.

What Blocks Our Sexual Freedom?

Monique Ruffin | Posted 03.12.2014 | Black Voices
Monique Ruffin

I am one lucky woman, because I have the opportunity to speak openly and honestly with women about my favorite subject all day long--female sexuality....

All About Corey Haywood's Racist Rants Against Black Women

Bryan Cain-Jackson | Posted 02.04.2014 | Black Voices
Bryan Cain-Jackson

We need to be having a conversation about heritage, what it truly is to be black, looking at ways as a society to stop being a slave to these stereotypes that exist about us -- we are a great people with a great story of endurance that isn't yet over.

WATCH: Fearless Reporter Tries To Piss Off Naomi

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 09.18.2013 | Black Voices

Naomi Campbell's anger issues have been well-documented and layout a cautionary tale of certain doom for anyone who dare trample upon her nerves. Yet,...

Little Black Girls Are the New "Angry Black Women": Race, Gender, and the School-to-Prison Pipeline

j.n. salters | Posted 05.13.2013 | Black Voices
j.n. salters

We must not forget about our little black girls, who continue to be invisibilized in classrooms, media, policies, and mainstream society.

The Mask of the Strong Black Woman

Sarah Springer | Posted 02.16.2013 | Black Voices
Sarah Springer

Don't let the mean mug fool you; strong black women feel pain too. At least that's what Behind the Mask of the Strong Black Woman by Dr. Tamara Beauboeuf-Lafontant claims.

Our First Lady Michelle Obama

Mikki Taylor | Posted 03.18.2012 | Black Voices
Mikki Taylor

I've come to the conclusion that the more things change, the more they stay the same. Why is it that folks at-large are still labeling those of us who are affirmed enough to say what we mean as an "angry Black woman?"

Wendy Williams Defends Michelle Obama

Posted 01.12.2012 | TV

"The Wendy Williams Show" (weekdays on Fox) doesn't usually get political, but when Williams heard that Michelle Obama was defending herself against b...

CBS' Gayle King Finally In Her Comfort Zone: In the White House

Shelley Ross | Posted 03.13.2012 | Media
Shelley Ross

In advance of Gayle King's interview Wednesday morning with Michelle Obama, I had suggested that an interview with a first lady is a true litmus test for the strength of a new morning show anchor.

The Right to Anger: Kim Kardashian's 'H8R' Speaks

Naima Ramos-Chapman | Posted 12.20.2011 | Black Voices
Naima Ramos-Chapman

The Angry Black Woman trope, or some version of it, is commonly used in Hollywood. Reality television is no different. To help me understand this, I decided to confront the latest ABW to hit our screens: Deena Jacobs.

The Angry Black Woman (Truth or Myth)

Janet Hubert | Posted 12.03.2011 | Black Voices
Janet Hubert

Our anger is historical, but mostly I think we are simply tired women. I know I am exhausted with the weight of everyday life, and sometimes I just look damned angry.