21 Mar 2022
Marathon confirmation hearings begin Monday for the historic Supreme Court nomination of Ketanji Brown Jackson to be the first Black woman to serve on the highest court in the United States.
Kenyan Kingori becomes first black woman to get Oxford University full professorship in 925-year history
17 Dec 2021
A Kenyan woman, Patricia Kingori, has broken the glass ceiling and become one of the youngest women to be awarded a full professorship at Oxford University in its 925-year history
20 Sep 2021
Michaela Coel won an Emmy for Best Writing in a Television Limited Series or Movie, for her work on HBO and BBC’s I May Destroy You. In addition to writing, Coel also created, produced, directed, and starred in the series. Also up for the award, last night were Mare of Eastown, The Queen’s Gambit, and…
8 Jun 2021
Teyana Taylor is now the first Black woman to be named the “Sexiest Woman Alive” by Maxim Magazine. On Monday, June 7, the “Gonna Love Me” singer took to Instagram to celebrate the achievement. “Somebody pinch me!!!! Maxim Hot 100 to be named the ‘Sexiest Woman Alive’ by literally living in the skin I’m in,”…
6 Mar 2021
Police in the New York city of Rochester is again under scrutiny after body-cam video shows them forcing a woman, holding her three-year-old daughter, to the ground and pepper-spraying her.
4 Oct 2020
Lawyer named as first Black woman to lead national party in Canada