Black America Web celebrates Black Music Month by saluting influential icons in the music industry

Lawyer, talk show hostess and author Star Jones has had a long and healthy career in the entertainment industry. As most people know if they’ve read her books or seen her during her time on “The View,” she also has no problem speaking her mind. That’s what she did earlier this year while watching “Scandal.” At […]

Life & Style

Dove is empowering women to see themselves in “a world where beauty is a source of confidence, not anxiety.” In a new ad, as part of Dove’s Real Beauty Sketches campaign, the personal care brand asks seven women to describe their facial features while FBI-trained forensic artist Gil Zamora composites a sketch. Zamora asks the […]

I am a secret Rihanna fan. The truth is, I’m well out of her normal fan demographic. I’m literally old enough to be her mother. I realize that to admit to this will have some of you judge me, but I, like Rihanna, am unapologetic. I love this chick. For those of you who always […]

National News

President Barack Obama is striving to win over women at the polls. Recent surveys have shown the support for President Obama has dwindled among women tightening the gap between him and Republican nominee Mitt Romney. A USA Today-Gallup survey found that Obama and Romney are tied at 48 percent among women voters in battleground states. […]

National News

A new study reveals that stress can accelerate the aging process by six years. The research by Brigham and Women’s Hospital found that women who suffer from phobias such as the fear of heights had shorter telomeres than those with less stress. The telomeres are the outer part of the chromosome responsible for aging as […]

National News

Although mirror-checking is not an uncommon behavior in women, a new London study found that it is happening more than expected. The study in Britain’s Daily Mail, surveying 2,000 women, found that women check themselves in the mirror at least eight times a day. Researchers discovered that at least half of these women would not […]