Systemic racism and poverty have left rural Black women at high risk for COVID-19 so they...Read More
Kamala Harris has received an outpouring of support from Black sororities and fraternities since Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden selected her as his running mate.Read More
Black girls are being subjected to disproportionately high disciplinary rates and other threats to their self-esteem, their physical well-being and their future. “We are in a battle for the souls of Black girls,” one expert warns.Read More
Expectant mothers with the virus had a 50% higher chance of being admitted to intensive care and a 70% higher chance of being intubated than nonpregnant women in their childbearing years, according to the CDC.Read More
Harriet Tubman Day honors a Fierce woman who was the first to lead an armed mission during a raid at Combahee Ferry in South Carolina. She freed hundreds of enslaved people, returning 13 times to the South.Read More
This year, 2020, for Black History Month, Fierce for Black Women.com is celebrating women who are making history every day by serving their communities or working in other ways bring about positive change in the world. We will feature a history maker each week this month.Read More
Inequality Is an Underlying COVID-19 Risk Factor
African Americans are contracting the coronavirus at an alarming rate, accounting for up to 70% of deaths in some areas. Is there hope? Yes, there are things that we can do, Dr. Melissa Clark explains. Click here to read.