These Black Military Servicewomen Are Unapologetically Rocking Their Natural Hair In Uniform

Captain Deshauna Barber, U.S. Army, photo courtesy of Vogue

In 2014, Army Regulation 670-1 mandated that soldiers were banned from wearing most natural hairstyles—including “twists, dreadlocks, Afros and braids”-- along with hijabs, religious beards, and turbans while in service.

Continue Reading

She Lost Her Best Friend To Breast Cancer While Pursuing Her PhD. Here's How She's Still Fighting For Her.

Breast cancer researcher Dr. Joy McDaniel in the laboratory at Huntsville's HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology. McDaniel's work may lead to a new targeted therapy for deadly triple negative breast cancer. (HudsonAlpha photo)
Written by Tiffani Greenaway of MyMommyVents.com

Dr. Joy McDaniel was pursuing her PhD when her she lost her best friend. At just 24 years old, breast cancer took her life--making Dr. McDaniel's research "personal."

Continue Reading

Here's Why We're Talking About #BlackWomenAtWork


Written by Tiffani Greenaway of MyMommyVents.com

She went to work, like any other morning. Grabbed her coffee, meticulously applied her makeup, and started her day. She was strong, capable, ready to take over the world. And then, it happened.

Continue Reading

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...