mothers

Tiara Johnson, a Black mom from Michigan, is working to use her voice to shine a light on postpartum cardiomyopathy, a cardiovascular disease which often goes undetected in Black women.

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Doctors told a Florida woman she had a better chance of winning the lottery than of giving birth to two sets of twins in the same year. But Alexzandria Wolliston said she won the jackpot with the births of Mark and Malakhi in March and Kaylen and Kaleb in […]

Yes, ya’ll, singer and reality TV show star Keke Wyatt is having her tenth child. The R&B singer, who is married to her third husband, Zachariah Darring, announced on Instagram that she was pregnant. Her tenth pregnancy had been speculated on for months when she performed with what looked like a baby bump, but no […]

A former Department of Justice employee is accused of “repeatedly” helping the Bloods street gang protect its interests by exposing informants, CNN reports. Tawanna Hilliard worked as an administrator for the US Attorney’s Office for the District of New Jersey, and court documents show that over a period of more than two years, she used her access to […]

A judge gave Gloria Williams 18 years for kidnapping a newborn back in 1998.

3/7/18- Guy Torry is tired of all the men who make big women feel unwanted. Big is beautiful and Torry says to show these women some love instead of throwing them away. Besides, he says most men can’t talk because their mothers are probably big women too! READ MORE STORIES ON BLACKAMERICAWEB.COM: GET THE HOTTEST […]

Who remembers Sunday house cleaning rituals with music blasting and headscarf on? (Raises hand).

All 19 Mississippi failing school districts are predominantly Black and lack basics like proper text books, the lawsuit says.

Coco is heated that people are questioning the type of mother she is to her newborn daughter Chanel.

NEW YORK (AP) — A woman who apparently hid her pregnancy from her boyfriend, gave birth in his home and then tossed her newborn daughter out a seventh-story window to her death was arrested Tuesday on murder and manslaughter charges, police said. Police officers said they found Jennifer Berry’s infant daughter with her umbilical cord […]

Believe it or not, women are reportedly heading back to work two weeks or less after giving birth! Listen to the audio player to hear how education plays a role in how much time a woman usually takes off for maternity leave in the latest Jazzy Report! Sign Up For Our Newsletter! Listen to the “The D.L. […]