Despite negative media attention, black women as a group are doing extremely well. Don't believe me? Here are a few tidbits of information that I bet you didn't know:

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Employment - out of all groups, black women have been the only group to consistently experienced a decrease in unemployment during the recessions (see proof here).

Small Businesses - black woman owned businesses grew in number by 75% between 1997 and 2002 and the numbers are still surging (see proof here)

Marriages - marriages involving black women (particularly those with two partners that pray together) experience lower rates of divorce compared to other unions (see proof here).



Much much more information and positive news about black women to come here at ClassyBlackLady.com ... In the meantime black ladies, ignore all negative news stories (just click away) and embrace the fact that you are resilient, hard working, and lovely. TTYS!