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The New Black Female Iron Man Now Has an Official Name

Move over Tony Stark, there's a new Iron Man — or should we say, Woman? — in town. Marvel writer Brian Michael Bendis revealed that the company's popu... Read More »

She Was the First African-American to Win Wimbledon

On this day, July 6, 1957, Althea Gibson made history by becoming the first African-American to win a Wimbledon title in women's tennis. Gibson was kn... Read More »

These Female Lawyers Founded Their Own Law Firm After One Tweet

Who knew the power of social media could yield a brand new law firm led by three African-American women? When Yondi Morris grew frustrated with the la... Read More »