The Black maternal mortality rate is ever-rising because of persistent – and racist – disparities in how Black moms are treated within the U.S. healthcare system.
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For Women of Color, Myriad Barriers Persist in the Classical Music World
Impossible double standards and an exclusionary ethos keep women of color from creating, performing and leading – talent and hard work be damned.
Meet MFK Fisher, Who Changed the Way We Write About Food
The prolific author turned essays about eating into thoughts about love and life.
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Meet the Directors of Oscar-Shortlisted Documentary ‘The Janes’
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Meet Lena Richard, the First Black Woman to Have Her Own TV Show
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11 Inspiring Women Who Are Changing Arts and Culture in America
We read their books, watch their shows and observe their art. Now, in celebrating Women’s History Month, we see how they’re making an impact in their fields.
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The trailblazing Colorado Congresswoman, who died this week, was known for her sharp words and witty one-liners. Here’s a roundup.
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These women have earned success despite launching and scaling in a world that’s working against them.
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Cecilia Chiang opened America’s first authentic Chinese restaurant, The Mandarin, in 1960s San Francisco.
Inspiring Quotes from 11 Iconic Women Who Made History
For Women’s History Month, we’re spotlighting women who achieved fantastic “firsts” in politics, the arts and more. These are their words.
10 Leadership Quotes from the Most Accomplished Women in Business
In honor of International Women’s Day, we share inspiring words from female CEOs on what it takes to blaze trails.
Shocked by School Shootings, an Artist Brings Back ‘Playground From Hell’
Kate Taverna has long created child-sized metal sculptures to highlight the dangers kids face from violence. Her pieces are getting smaller.
Meet Madame Clicquot, the Creator of Modern Champagne
Veuve Clicquot isn’t just a Champagne brand – it’s also the name of a trailblazing woman.
Meet Julia Child, the Not So French, French Chef
The California native brought French recipes into American homes through her iconic cookbook and much loved cooking show.