“the idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.”


Write For Us

BlackHer is a media platform built by and for and Black women.

We developed BlackHer because we believe that telling Black women’s stories is key to building our personal, economic, and political power.

Interested in being published on BlackHer?

We encourage you to submit an original blog post, interview of your favorite BlackHer Shero, or article that inspires and speaks to your experience. The issues we focus on include economic and political empowerment and the power of storytelling and representation in Black women’s lives. We’re particularly interested in profiles of Black women leaders, politicians, and activists that people should know.

By submitting content to BlackHer you agree to the following:

  • BlackHer can make changes to the title of your piece.

  • BlackHer can include a photo with the piece when it is published.

  • If you choose to re-post or cross-post any piece featured on BlackHer to another platform, you must provide a link to the original post on BlackHer.

Please make sure that your post is 600 – 800 words in length and in .doc, .docs or .txt format. Please also be sure to include your contact information and a brief 2-3 sentence biography with your piece.

You can email your post to us at

We will reach out to you if we decide to publish your piece.

Thank you in advance for telling your own story!

Angela & Jocelyn