My Perfect Brown Blog

  • Meet Dr. Ebony Hilton, MUSC’S first black female anesthesiologist

    Dr. Ebony Hilton “There is a price for success, but the price should not include the sacrifice of your happiness – nothing is worth that. But If yo...
  • The Flash & Riverdale Stars Reflect on the Racist Backlash to Their Casting

    The Flash actress Candice Patton and Riverdale's Ashleigh Murray both faced racist backlash when they were cast as traditionally white characters,...
  • Girls in Space

    Taylor Richardson Our Perfect Brown Girl of the Day Taylor Richardson, now 14, has always been interested in space, and when she was just nine, ...
  • Girls Can Serve TOO

    Mary-Pat Hector Our Perfect Brown Girl of the DAY Mary-Pat Hector ran for the city council in Dekalb, Georgia, when she was just 19, becoming on...
  • The Impact of Girl Power

    Dorcus and Esther Our Perfect Brown Girls of the DAY Dorcus and Esther live in a rural part of Uganda, where many women and girls don't have acc...
  • Zendaya Wants Young People To "PAY ATTENTION"

    Zendaya Our Perfect Brown Girl of The Day When Zendaya took the stage at the 2017 Teen Choice Awards, she could have kept things short and sweet. ...
  • Jennifer DeCasper was, for a while, the only African American Chief of Staff

    Wonder why everyone loved Olivia Pope from the tv show Scandal? It was because they saw an amazing black woman getting things done.    That's why...
  • Cuba votes two black women vice presidents, first for the country

    Ines Maria Chapman and Beatrix Johnson The Cuban government’s presidential handover from Raúl Castro to 57-year-old Miguel Diaz-Canel has be...
  • Kris Christian the Entrepreneur

    A serial entrepreneur in marketing, publishing and event planning, Kris Christian has made it her life’s work to solve challenges and meet needs.  ...
  • Janice Bryant Howroyd

    The founder and CEO Act 1 Group, an employment agency and consultancy, is the first African-American woman to operate a company that brings in up...
  • Arlan Hamilton, founder and managing director of Backstage Capital

    Arlan Hamilton’s background is not typical of other founders and managing directors of venture capital groups. The 36-year-old founder and managin...
  • Jessica O. Matthews, founder and CEO of Uncharted Power

    Jessica O. Matthews's first invention was a soccer ball called Soccket that generates electricity for an attachable reading lamp. For an hour of so...