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The New Black Female Iron Man Now Has an Official Name

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 pop... Read More »

She Was the First African-American to Win Wimbledon

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 k... Read More »

These Female Lawyers Founded Their Own Law Firm After One Tweet

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 l... Read More »