Posts tagged "black women"

Can Michelle Obama Inspire Another The Cosby Show?

It’s June now. The election was eight months ago. It’s kind of a random time for Robin Givhan at The Washington Post to pen a heady thinkpiece about What Michelle Obama, As A Black Woman, Means.

But whatever. I feel like I’m back at the Gender Studies department again!

Givhan, herself a…

Jessica Wakeman / June 19, 2009

Black Women Have Higher Chance Of Remaining Unmarried

Many black women are quick to point out that there are no good single black men out here. It turns out, they might actually be right, which also may explain why more black women remain unmarried than white women. Forty-two-percent of black women have never been married, compared to 21% of white woman, according to…

Persia Ali / February 16, 2009

Michelle Obama Is The Fourth Black Woman To Grace Vogue’s Cover

It’s official: Michelle Obama is a Vogue cover girl. The March 2009 issue, which will hit newsstands next week, features the first lady on its cover wearing a Jason Wu dress (the same designer who created her inauguration night gown). Inside the magazine, Obama is pictured at the Hay-Adams hotel in Washington, D.C., wearing a…

Catherine Strawn / February 11, 2009

The Daily Squeeze: Guy Vegetarians, Flavored Breast Milk, And Marriage Stats

It’s a bad day for vegetarians. Guys who average half a serving of soy food per day have lower concentration of sperm than men who do not eat soy foods. [Medical News Today]…

Catherine Strawn / July 24, 2008
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