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History-making Winsome Sears ready to work in Virginia

By Matthew Barakat, Associated Press Winsome Sears says voters learned where she stands as she made history campaigning to become the first Black woman elected...

Zimbabwe’s Dangarembga Receives German Peace Prize

By The Associated Press Accepting a prestigious German prize Sunday in honor of her work, Zimbabwean writer and filmmaker Tsitsi Dangarembga called for a “new...

First Black Woman to Train for FBI SWAT Team

“Hopefully, somebody will see that I was able to do it,” Tai said during a short break between close-quarters battle training and firearms practice....

Rhythm Brewing Co. Is ‘HerStory’ In The Making

Meet Alisa Bowens-Mercado, the first African-American woman to own a brewery in Connecticut (and fourth in the U.S.). Percy Lovell Crawford | Zenger News Edited by...

NFL Hires First Black Woman Referee

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent Maia Chaka knows well that Women’s History Month is all about commemorating, observing, and celebrating the...