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WATCH: Does Feminism Exclude Women Of Color?

Posted 08.13.2013 | Black Voices

The hashtag #SolidarityIsForWhiteWomen is raising eyebrows and raising awareness on Twitter about the discrimination women of color experience within ...

I Am Not A Techie

Lauren Brown Jarvis | Posted 09.30.2013 | Women
Lauren Brown Jarvis

Women of all colors are definitely making waves online, but we're still tremendously underrepresented across the tech sector, as professionals, bloggers, entrepreneurs -- you name it.

WATCH: Janet Mock Discusses Struggles Trans People Face On A Daily Basis

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 06.28.2013 | Gay Voices

Writer and transgender advocate Janet Mock recently joined HuffPost Live to chat with Marc Lamont Hill about barriers that transgender people face in ...

Glennisha Morgan

Transgender Advocate And Writer Speaks On Using Social Media For Change | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 06.18.2013 | Gay Voices

In honor of Pride Month, HuffPost Gay Voices is chatting with lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) icons who have used social media to spread...

Tanya M. Odom, Ed.M.: Redefining Leadership

Tanya M. Odom, Ed.M. | Posted 08.16.2013 | Women
Tanya M. Odom, Ed.M.

As our world changes, it will be important for us to expand our ideas and expectations of leadership, leadership models and who we see as leaders.

What Lean In Means for Women of Color

Daria Burke | Posted 06.25.2013 | Business
Daria Burke

Sheryl Sandberg's self-described feminist manifesto is provoking thought and causing women everywhere to ask, "what does this mean for me?" I was no exception. As an MBA educated black woman, I couldn't help but finish the book and wonder, "what exactly does Lean In mean for women of color?"

My Open Letter to the W.I.S.E. Girls Family

Catherine Okafor | Posted 05.20.2013 | Women
Catherine Okafor

Relecting back to last year when I envisioned the program, it's a great feeling knowing that we are in our second year of the program. Thinking of how many girls we reached and helped to change their lives for the better truly makes my heart smile.

Lean In Is Only Halfway There

Trudy Bourgeois | Posted 05.19.2013 | Business
Trudy Bourgeois

How disappointing that one of the most powerful women in the world is only willing to touch half of the story -- half of the truth. Nowhere does Sandberg take into consideration the unique challenges that women of color face in corporate America today.

Work Vs. Hair

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 03.13.2013 | Black Voices

Is the texture or style of your hair preventing you from being hired? Sounds like a pretty silly question, however it was precisely the topic at hand ...

Presumed Incompetent: Breaking the Silence of Racism in Academia

Khanh Ho | Posted 05.04.2013 | Books
Khanh Ho

There's a hot new book making the rounds in the academic world: Presumed Incompetent. The book addresses the predicament that women of color high up in the ivory tower find themselves in -- a predicament few of us really know.

WATCH: This Is How You Celebrate Your Curls!

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 03.01.2013 | Black Voices

As the natural hair movement forges on and more and more women are embracing their textured tresses, it's become quite clear that beauty companies (or...

What's My Body Got to Do With It? Body and Beauty Standards and What Lena Dunham Is Doing for It All

Fariha Roisin | Posted 04.24.2013 | Media
Fariha Roisin

There is no right and wrong beauty, and the sooner we are able to accept that it 'doesn't always fit the mold,' the closer we get to having one hell of a party.

Former Rap Video Dancer: 'It Started To Feel Degrading'

Posted 12.19.2012 | HuffPost Live 321

Do music videos get a bad rap for their treatment of women? Former rap video dancer Melyssa Ford talked to HuffPost Live host Dena Takruri about how s...

It's Time for Women of Color to Talk Back

Eva Shang | Posted 02.11.2013 | Teen
Eva Shang

As a member of the SPARKteam, I recently had the privilege of becoming involved in the fight against the degradation of women in the media industry.

Spa-ing While Ethnic

Linda Harding-Bond | Posted 09.30.2012 | Style
Linda Harding-Bond

I promised myself that if I became an esthetician, I would do my best to help folks who looked like me resolve their skin care issues as quickly as possible.

Women of Color and the Workplace

Carol Evans | Posted 09.12.2012 | Women
Carol Evans

Companies need to face the barriers that still exist in promoting multicultural women through the ranks and create programs to give a voice to these issues within their own walls.

Carrying My Grandmother's Dream: Emerge California Graduation Address

Christine Pelosi | Posted 08.10.2012 | Politics
Christine Pelosi

No matter how easy some people make it look, this path is a not an escalator: it is a steep and circuitous staircase.You will pause, breathless, along the way. And get tired but keep climbing.

Iman Proves That Black Beauty Products Shouldn't Be Pushed To The Back

Michelle Marques | Posted 06.01.2012 | Black Voices

Iman is tired of black beauty products being relegated to the back walls of "ethnic sections" in major retailers. The model and beauty mogul spok...

Will Subscription Sample Boxes Work for Women of Color?

Karim Orange | Posted 06.04.2012 | Black Voices
Karim Orange

With the success of subscription sampling companies, we are seeing social commerce related businesses popping up all over the web. You can subscribe to get everything delivered monthly to your door from beauty products to baby products and jewelry.

What if Sandra Fluke were a Woman of Color?

Mary Keck | Posted 05.21.2012 | Black Voices
Mary Keck

In the wake of the Sandra Fluke vs. Rush Limbaugh media frenzy, we've begun to ask some very interesting questions. The queries popping up over the Fluke-Limbaugh controversy has brought a question to my mind: What if Sandra Fluke were a woman of color?

White Women: The Sponsors Women of Color Must Have in the 21st Century

Trudy Bourgeois | Posted 03.19.2012 | Business
Trudy Bourgeois

Women simply must learn how to support other women across ALL ethnicities. This is THE way we WILL raise a collective voice of demand for eliminating the glass ceiling once and for all.

Women of Color: Before and After

Eve Pearl | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Eve Pearl


Women of Color: Before and After

Eve Pearl | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Eve Pearl


Women of Color: Before and After

Eve Pearl | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Eve Pearl

When it comes to applying makeup, every woman is unique in her needs. In this series Eve Pearl shares her Before and After makeover images, highlighting the individual considerations of Women of Color.

Women of Color: Before and After

Eve Pearl | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Eve Pearl