Women

Why the Church Should Thank Beyonce

By Ify Ike 

One woman's rant on why the church owes the pop star a bit more gratitude and attention. Read more

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Breaking Down Beyoncé’s Iconic Brand

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From desecrating art to hanging with the First Lady on her birthday, King B has everyone talking. But is anyone really holding her accountable for her actions? Read more

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Is the Church Trapped in Plato’s Closet?

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The recent debate about Erica Campbell’s dress unearths the age-old discussion of the philosophical and theological positions on the body and the soul. By Nicole Symmonds Read more

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Ain’t I A Mother, Too?

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An analysis of the ways in which Black motherhood needs to be humanized and re-conceptualized for the sake of black women and society at large. Read more

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Leading Well: What We Don’t See

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What women leaders need to know about gender-based differences & nonverbal communication. Read more

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SNL, Black Girls Rock and Why Black Women Must Define Themselves

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Kerry Washington’s guest appearance on SNL was progress but there is still more work to do in the portrayal of black women on television. Read more

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The Smart Black AND Christian Women of Twitter

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The recent spate of “women of Twitter” lists overlooks a growing population of Christian women who stand out as thought leaders and world changers. Read more

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Lean In: When Black Women in the Workplace Talk

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An interview with Dr. Ancella Livers of the Center of Creative Leadership on whether Sheryl Sandberg’s book “Lean In” applies to the experience of black women in the workplace. Read more

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Dark Girls: Getting Past The Paper Bag Test

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For centuries African Americans were told their skin color was inferior. A documentary that points out the consequences has people talking. Will the conversation end there though? Read more

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Motherhood, Untimely Born

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Natural motherhood is a blessing, but spiritual motherhood is also a source of joy and cause for praise. Read more

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