Black Women are Currently Wearing the Crown as 2019 Miss USA, Miss Teen USA, and Miss America #TWT

Chelsie Kryst, Miss USA, Nia Franklin, Miss America, and Kaliegh Garris, Miss Teen USA made history this past week by being the first black women to wear the crown in each division of the beauty pageant. Chelsie and Kaliegh also embraced their natural curls during the pageant. Kaliegh mentioned to Refinery21 that many people pressured…Read more Black Women are Currently Wearing the Crown as 2019 Miss USA, Miss Teen USA, and Miss America #TWT

This Dynamic Sister Duo #TWF

This dynamic duo went from singing covers of Beyoncé songs on YouTube to being signed to Beyoncé’s label, Parkwood Entertainment. Our terrific women this Friday are Chloe and Halle Bailey. They signed to Parkwood Entertainment in 2013 when their rendition of Beyoncé’s song “Pretty Hurts” went viral. Ever since then they have opened for Beyoncé…Read more This Dynamic Sister Duo #TWF

Award-Winning Actress #TWF

Cicely Tyson is a legend to many! She’s an award winning actress seen in ‘The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman,’ ‘The Help,’ and Broadway’s ‘The Trip to Bountiful.’ She is our terrific woman this Friday! Cicely was very secretive with her personal life. But she was very involved in her community. After the assassination of…Read more Award-Winning Actress #TWF

Representation in the Film/TV Industry #TWF

You might know Gina Rodriguez from her starring role in Jane the Virgin. Aside from being an amazing actress, she is also a diversity advocate. Her mission is to make more movies and shows more diverse. She is the creator of “I Can I will Productions,” which specializes in creating projects with minority and Latin…Read more Representation in the Film/TV Industry #TWF

1921 Tulsa Race Riot Survivor #TWF

In 1921 from May 31 to June 1, one of the worst incidents of racial violence in American history occurred. It is known as the Tulsa Race Riot and it was 18 hours full of violence. More than one thousand homes and businesses were destroyed and over 300 people were killed. The whole black community…Read more 1921 Tulsa Race Riot Survivor #TWF