(WASHINGTON) -- Vice President Kamala Harris, the nation's highest-ranking woman in government, is hosting a first-of-its-kind dinner at the Naval Observatory Tuesday evening for her female colleagues in the Senate -- a show of bipartisanship in a deeply divided Washington. Harris invited all 24 of... Read More.
Jasmine Cephas Jones takes center stage in the Starz series revival of Blindspotting. Unlike the 2018 film of the same name, which centered on Daveed Diggs as a parolee attempting to avoid recidivism, this series follows Jones' Ashley, a struggling mom navigating the prison system after her boyfriend and... Read More.
(LONDON) -- The English Football Association, soccer’s original national body that was founded in 1863, has nominated Debbie Hewitt to become its first ever female leader. Hewitt was the unanimous choice of the seven-member selection panel and the FA Council will be asked to formally... Read More.
(NEW YORK) — This year's Fortune 500 list was a record-breaking affair for female CEOs, with 41 woman-run companies making the cut. The annual list, which ranks America's largest companies, also made history as two African American female CEOs made the list for the first... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Dr. Kanika Bowen-Jallow was eight years into her pursuit of becoming a pediatric surgeon before she met a surgeon who looked like her, as a Black American. Now, Bowen-Jallow is a trailblazer in her own right as only the ninth Black female... Read More.
David Alan Grier has high hopes for the future of Black sitcoms, especially if they're led by Black female creatives. Grier -- who has a notable track record in the comedy space, including his current role on Jamie Foxx's Dad Stop Embarrassing Me! -- tells ABC Audio that... Read More.
Ashley McBryde won ACM New Female Artist of the Year back in 2019, and this year, she’s got a chance to build on that resume. The “One Night Standards” singer is up for Female Artist of the Year at Sunday night’s ACM Awards show. The... Read More.
(BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn.) -- A police officer who shot and killed a driver during a traffic stop in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, on Sunday afternoon, meant to deploy her Taser instead of her gun, police said. In a press conference on Monday, Brooklyn Center Police Chief... Read More.
(NEW YORK) — The United Arab Emirates named mechanical engineering graduate Nora AlMatrooshi as the first Arab female astronaut, a selection that she described as an "unforgettable moment." AlMatrooshi was picked from more than 4,000 candidates to be part of the UAE's ambitious space program,... Read More.
Ahead of the 2021 ACM Awards later this month, the show has revealed two early winners: Jimmie Allen and Gabby Barrett have won New Male and Female Artist of the Year, respectively. Both winners received the exciting news courtesy of a surprise video message... Read More.