Chicago Mother Influences School District’s Hair Discrimination Ban

A new Illinois law prohibits schools from policing hairstyles associated with race, ethnicity or texture.

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American-Born Black Women at Higher Risk for Preeclampsia

A new study analyzed a group of more than 6,000 women over the last 28 years.

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Rising Medical Student Illustrates Anatomy Images Featuring Black Bodies

Chidiebere Ibe started drawing medical illustrations last year after noticing the lack of diversity in textbooks.

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How One City is Addressing Period Poverty

Ann Arbor, Michigan, will now require all public restrooms to carry free menstruation products starting in January.

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5 Reasons Pop-Up Shops Are Convenient For Moms

Food blogger and mom of four Felicia Anitra shares why the new wave of pop-up shops are becoming her go-to. 

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Study Shows Racism Linked to Black Women’s High Premature Birth Rates

A review showed Black women are 1.6 more likely to give birth at least three weeks before their due dates. 

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5 Things to Know About Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian cancer afflicts Black women more seriously than other races, and some reasons include lack of care in treating the disease.

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