Crews said that, after revealing he was sexually assaulted by a Hollywood executive, Black women stood by him.
Yasmine James boxed her way to safety. She hired an attorney after McDonald's placed her on leave.
Rumors circulated about Yasmine James' firing after she defended herself against Daniel Willis Taylor at the St. Petersburg McDonald's on New Year's Eve, and people on social media were enraged, and talking boycotts.
The Cincinnati NAACP said the officer should be fired.
An Amnesty International study calls Twitter a toxic place for women, especially Black women.
A new study of millions of tweets received by 778 journalists and politicians from the U.K. and U.S. in 2017 found that rampant abuse toward women occurs on Twitter. At least 1.1 million abusive tweets were sent to the women in the study throughout the year. Women are sent abusive content on Twitter every 30 seconds on average.
Walker's property was designed and completed 100 years ago by Vertner Tandy, the first licensed Black architect in New York State, and a founder of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity.
The former estate of Madam C.J. Walker, who is known as the nation's first self-made female millionaire and beauty pioneer, will serve as the site of a learning institute for women of color.
"I hope he will offer a long overdue apology to Congresswoman Frederica Wilson for lying about her in the press," tweeted Rep. Barbara Lee.
Brown was a teen when she said she killed a white man in fear for her life.
A recent ruling in the case of Cyntoia Brown, a victim of sex trafficking sentenced to life for killing a man who picked her up for sex when she was a teen, is sparking outrage. The Tennessee Supreme Court has said Brown must serve at least 51 years in prison before she could be released.
"You guys should all go to court because you're trained liars," a woman said to three friends shopping for hats.
Three Black women were shopping at a Target store in Nashville, Tenn., when an angry woman verbally harassed them, saying the women "Don't belong here" and that they are "perfect for the court system."
The first Black Congresswoman in the U.S. to be honored in her hometown of Brooklyn. And Viola Davis is set to play Chisholm in an upcoming biopic.
Late politician Shirley Chisholm, a trailblazer who worked to improve the lives of others, became the first Black woman elected to Congress in 1968. Fifty years after she made history, New York City announced it would honor Chisholm with a statue in her hometown.
A white man stabbed Ann Marie Washington in a subway station and "started punching her in her face because she was Black," a witness said.
A 57-year-old Black woman is recovering from surgery to repair a collapsed lung because while exiting a subway in Brooklyn, N.Y., she was punched in the mouth and stabbed by a white man who called her a "Black b--ch" The NYPD's Hate Crimes Task Force is investigating the attack as a hate crime.
Black women "motivate and galvanize the communities that they touch," said Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams.
With the midterm elections two weeks away, it's clear that a historically overlooked voting block — Black women — who are more politically engaged than any other demographic — will make all the difference for Democratic candidates.
UPDATE: A Father Posts Photo of His Little Girl Dressed Up as Serena Williams for 'Superhero Day' and Gets a Message from the Tennis Superstar
Chris Wright told DiversityInc that Williams "shows young Black women it's okay to be strong and have voice."
UPDATE: Sept. 30, 2018 at 8:40 a.m. ET
Chris Wright, who shared the photo on Twitter, told DiversityInc that the little girl is his 9-year-old daughter, Ameya.
Thanks @DiversityInc for the great article about my daughter.
— Chris Wright (@CoachWright229) September 29, 2018
Wright told DiversityInc on Sunday that Ameya dressed as Serena Williams during homecoming week at her elementary school in Cairo, Ga.
He said she is slowly starting to get into tennis.
"Her grandfather loves it," Wright said. "[They] made a deal a while back that she was going to try and make the varsity tennis team as a freshman. Right now, she is just having fun learning the game."
Wright, who coaches girls' basketball at Chattahoochee County Middle High School, said Williams "shows young Black women it's okay to be strong and have voice."
He added, "Our young Black girls need to see women in those positions. It lets them know they can do anything they put their minds to."
Wright said that when his mother picked up Ameya from school on Friday, she told her the news that Williams had sent her a message on Twitter.
"Ameya screamed multiple times," Wright said.
Serena Williams, one of the world's greatest athletes, is not only a role model for her one-year-old daughter, Alexis Olympia, but for other little girls who look up to her.
Twitter user Chris Wright shared a photo on Friday of an adorable Black girl dressed in a tutu, holding a tennis racket and striking a powerful pose.