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Type of site
Online magazine
Available inEnglish
Current statusActive

MadameNoire is an international online magazine that is geared toward the lifestyles of African American women as well as popular culture.

In 2015, MadameNoire had 7,116,000 unique visitors monthly, making it the most trafficked site oriented to African Americans--ahead of The Root,, and[1] In November 2016, it had 2,952,000 visitors.[2]

The site also has a radio partnership with Café Mocha.[3]

Staff includes Brande Victorian, deputy editor,[3] Courtney Whitaker, weekend editor;[4] and LaShaun Williams, culture and parenting columnist.[5]

MadameNoire is owned by Moguldom Media Group, and launched in 2010.[6] In 2012, Moguldom folded the Atlanta Post (which published from 2008 to 2012) into MadameNoire.[7]


  1. ^ Prince, Richard (January 24, 2016). "Madame Noire Tops Black-Oriented Websites". The Root.
  2. ^ Spike, Carlett (January 10, 2017). "The intersection of race, sports and culture: Kevin Merida and The Undefeated". Columbia Journalism Review. Retrieved 2017-04-02.
  3. ^ a b Mays, Raqiyah (October 1, 2014). "Radio Show 'Café Mocha' Partners with MadameNoire". Black Enterprise.
  4. ^ Oyiboke, Amen (June 25, 2015). "What Is…An Editor?". Los Angeles Sentinel.
  5. ^ Williams, LaShaun (August 14, 2011). "Spanking Is Part of Black Culture". The New York Times.
  6. ^ "History". Moguldom. Moguldom Media Group. Retrieved 2 April 2017.
  7. ^ Redding, Jr., Robert "Rob" (January 26, 2012). "Atlanta Post halts publication". Redding News Review. Retrieved 2 April 2017.

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