The last look pairs modern contemporary with classic American. The top is very experimental. The flared pleated body and the fitted cut-out top is sexy yet interesting. The movement created by the fabric and pleats makes this a great top to pair with skinny jeans or denim.

For the first time in 75 years, an African-American woman became a principal ballerina at the American Ballet Theatre. That woman is no other than prima ballerina Misty Copeland. She is no stranger to breaking barriers of what a ballerina "should" look like. Most recently, Misty was the first...

Zoe Kravitz, part time model/ full time actress, appears as an "American Woman" (sorry, we couldn't resist!) in the new spring 2011 campaign and lookbook for French urban brand Eleven Paris along with model Ash Stymest. The two look incredibly hip, stylish and youthful, and seem to be having a...

Although the average American woman wears a size 14, the fashion needs of this curvy majority have largely been ignored. That is up until recently. Now buxom beauties like model Crystal Renn and actress Christina Hendricks are becoming the new sex symbols as well as fashion muses for all body...

In the words of my hero Maya Angelou, "I can't believe my good fortune, and I am just so grateful, to be a Black woman. A Black American woman. I would be so jealous if I were anything else." I learned that "Black" was intended to mean "inferior" at the age of five and by the time I was...

As an African American woman living in the United States, I have encountered and suspect I will encounter Many more accounts of bigotry and hate towards me just because the color of my skin with me moving to Charlotte, NORTH CAROLINA soon. While America has made newborn steps towards a faux...

This went on for a good 10 minutes until I was done with my gigantic American woman catharsis in Paris. "Let me be clear, Monsieur," I said in a summation of my furor over his attitude. "If you ever ask me again if I have stayed in your hotel, I will call for the general manager and insist...

Heather Graham, who also starred in the movie, is the "American Woman" from Lenny's video. However, if you want to know how the original sounded and how much did Lenny actually changed from The Guess Who version, all you have to do is click below. So which one is your favorite? If you like...

So whether you have a black skin and hair care regimen, take a tranquil bath or find solitude in a candle lit room, expressing your beauty and style as an African American woman can be extremely rewarding. These are simple acts but do take time out and experience them for...

Looking for the perfect complexion as an African American woman? Eye colors, cheek colors and all striving to get the attention of the person looking on. Mineral make up, pressed powders and new liquid foundations, this is what's being introduced to give you the perfect color for your...

 

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