Hair and hairstyles are an integral part of African and African-American culture

Women in Business

Starting a business can be challenging, particularly in a city like New York, which has always been one of America’s trend-setting cities. But for...

Sexual injustice is not only something women encounter in the workplace. It happens in the doctor’s office, too. What we have been recently hearing...

They call you names, the pick up the phone and threaten to kill you. They follow you home from work and take down your...

sSPOTLIGHTs

The impact of bullying can last for a lifetime
I remember standing in line in sixth grade waiting to leave the cold, lonely cafeteria to go back to class. I looked at the girl’s folder in line ahead of me and on it was written, “We Hate Rachel Club.” I had sat alone at lunch that day. Every table...

Too many women are at risk
Since 1911, men who buy sex from prostitutes or prostituted people have been referred to as “johns”. The use of the term, similar to that of “John Doe,” offers anonymity. This anonymity has allowed some of our most trusted and upstanding members of our society to engage in this horrific...

Will the new dynamic hurt women even more?
“I can’t give you a hello hug anymore.”  I found my colleague’s light-hearted attempt to acknowledge the #MeToo movement surprising and anything but light. His usually confident and friendly face showed an awkward tension between his recognition of a new day coupled with his uncertainty of how to operate...

News & Opinion

Ten-year-old Rosa Maria Hernandez was first stopped and then followed by US Border Patrol agents while on her way to the hospital in an...

In an unusual move a few months ago, Trump's newly appointed energy secretary, Rick Perry, directed the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to design...

Though it was heresy in some quarters at the time, I cared not one whit when Prince Charles took Lady Diana Spencer as his...

It is time to focus on the predators
I said “metoo” during professor Anita Hill’s testimony against then-Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas more than 25 years ago. But I was not allowed...

Stop telling them to "just relax"
The scene plays out daily in my fertility clinic office: a woman distraught and tearful enumerates how many people have blamed her infertility on...
Young girls at the mercy of older men

Death & Taxes

The American people did not have to wait long for the other hammer to drop. In a statement issued late Thursday night, the White...

One month after the earthquake, millions of people in Mexico share the "unique pain of seeing certainties fall apart," reports Allessandro Parente. Ana Rosa Lorenzo...

In the face of the recent rollbacks of protections by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, House Democrats have introduced a bill to help campus rape victims,...
Never forget the story of Recy Taylor

25th amendment

Republican Sen. Bob Corker's comments last week criticizing President Donald Trump's dangerous emotional instability and raising the awful specter of World War III seem...

Integrative Medicine could be a game-changer for actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus, who recently announced that she is now among 1 in 8 women with breast cancer. In...

Governor Jerry Brown has asked President Trump for emergency aid as over 100,000 acres have already been burned and more are expected to be...

GOP intends to create a new place for political discourse
A place of worship has never been completely clear of politics in America. But that physical and spiritual space for contemplation and reflection may grow smaller still, and moments without...

There Is No Longer An Adult In the Room
In forward-looking America, history is sometimes regarded as a roadblock to progress, a nuisance. And that, as has been repeatedly proven, is a mistake. Why...

But only one's been disgraced and fired from his job
The sexual assault allegations against Hollywood studio executive Harvey Weinstein and President Donald J.Trump are so strikingly similar, it's stunning that the outcomes for...

The kiss-and-make-up press conference with President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was one of the most awkward dates in the history of, well,...

There is no excuse for the President of the United States to ever disrespect the service of anyone who has served in the military...
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