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Black women aren’t stuck in the roles of yesteryear. Over time, they’ve graced screens – both big and small – playing versatile, relatable, and touching roles that help inspire #BlackGirlMagic all over the world.

John Ridley says that he wrote in a South Asian love interest in his 1970s Black power show because of his own interracial marriage.

Hip hop artist French Montana defended his denigrating comments about a Black woman, saying he has a Black son.

Two Black female employees --- Tichaona Brown and Tabrese Wright --- at Fox News Channel called out the network for discrimination in a lawsuit this week.

Activist Brittany Packnett started the Twitter hashtag #BlackWomenAtWork Tuesday afternoon for African-American females to share their difficult work experiences after public figures disrespected White House correspondent April D. Ryan and Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters.

Despite all the talk about prevention and warning signs, more Black young women under 50 are suffering from heart attacks at greater numbers than ever before.

The Weeknd has experienced a lot of success in his career in the last few years.

Olympic Sisterhood The Summer games in Rio were chock full of Black Girl Magic, led by a group of incredibly talented and dynamic female gold medalists like Simone Biles, Simone Manuel and Michelle Carter. They showed up, showed out and showed the world what Black women can do. But that wasn’t even the best part […]

Incarcerated Black women face issues of labor exploitation, sexual victimization, overmedication, and assault on reproductive rights. The incarceration rate for Black women is more than twice that of White women—a racial disparity that has remained even as the overall rate of incarceration has declined. Incarcerated women face a host of human and civil rights concerns, including labor exploitation, sexual victimization, overmedication, and assault on reproductive rights.

In honor of Black History Month, watch the first installment of "Bridging The Gap," a series that honors the Black liberation movements of the past and present while building a bridge that will better help us understand how to propel what has become the largest Black liberation movement in recent years forward.

It's nice to know that the "Daily Show" host appreciates the strength of the sistas'.