Women

By MICHAEL HILL, Associated Press WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — The class of cadets preparing to jubilantly toss their caps in the air at the U.S. Military Academy's graduation ceremony Saturday includes 34 black women, a record number that's a sign of concerted efforts to diversify West Point's Long Gray...
“I guess I discovered a secret that really is no secret,” Doris Hill told those gathered at Southwind Country Club for an event hosted by PWAP – Pink With A Purpose – a nonprofit offering support and resources for cancer patients. What’s the “secret?” “(W)hatever may be your challenge, you and...
by Harlan McCarthy, Special to The New Tri-State Defender After closing her recent keynote lecture at the 10th Annual Women’s Honor Conference at the University of Memphis University Center, iconic poet Nikki Giovanni fielded a question that provided a snippet of her philosophy about contradictions. The backdrop for her take on...