Getting to Know You: Your BlackHer Survey Results

Dear Readers, Thank you for filling out BlackHer’s first subscriber survey!  We are flattered that you took time out of your busy schedules to help BlackHer get better!  As promised, we are sharing a run-down of survey highlights. Let’s get started! 1. We asked if you...

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Afropunk 2018: Celebrating Blackness or Selling Out?

This past weekend was the annual Afropunk Festival in Brooklyn, NY, and BlackHer was fortunate enough to have some feet on the site for this year’s event. For those of you have may not have heard of it before, Afropunk is music festival held every summer, whose...

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Black Women and Belonging

Claudine Gay, Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard Learning From the Best and the Brightest I’m a Harvard graduate. I spent four great years walking through Harvard Yard, and through the University’s hallowed halls. Almost every moment of my college...

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Black Women by the Numbers

Dear Readers, As we hope you can tell, Angela and I built BlackHer because we are REALLY committed to setting the record straight about Black women in the U.S.  As the late Aretha Franklin would say, “All we’re asking for is a little respect.” We think that starts by...

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