Mark your calendars! The new documentary Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise will be released October 14th. In anticipation, American Masters has released the film’s trailer.
As friends from Dr. Angelou’s inner circle, directors Rita Coburn Whack and Bob Hercules were granted remarkable and unmatched access ... [Read More]
"If you wouldn't say it to yourself when you were little, then why would you say it to yourself now?”
This is the question that punctuates the final scene of I AM UGLY., a new video by Rachel Levin, the 21-year-old YouTuber behind the wildly popular channel rclbeauty101. Using visuals of Rachel criticizing herself in the mirror, as the kid version of Rachel ... [Read More]
Today, 23 winners for the MacArthur Genius Awards were announced. Every year the MacArthur Foundation awards a $625,000, no-strings-attached grant to extraordinary individuals who are breaking new ground in their field.
“While our communities, our nation, and our world face both historic and emerging challenges, ... [Read More]
By Bochra Laghssais - Growing up in a little Amazigh village called Tazarine in the desert oasis of Morocco means being born into family tribe which is dominated by men. My community works on a segregated system that discriminates against women because of their gender. The only expectation for a woman is that ... [Read More]
Expedition 49 Flight Engineer and cancer biologist Kate Rubins, who is currently living and working on the International Space Station, recently revealed COURAGE, an awesome, hand-painted spacesuit decorated by pediatric cancer patients recovering at the MD Anderson Cancer Center. ... [Read More]
25 years ago, on November 22, 1991, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast had its theatrical release and captivated audiences worldwide, becoming the first animated feature film to be nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture. On Sunday, during a 25th anniversary screening of the classic film at Lincoln Center in New York, Angela ... [Read More]
Women are 51% of the U.S. population yet hold only 22% of elected offices in the United States. We need 140,000 more women in office to have equal representation at every level of government.
Ignite National, an organization that provides young ... [Read More]
On a mission "to recognize the power of women at NASA - past, present and future - and the important role of each in human spaceflight," the pioneering space agency recruited recording artist Grace Potter to perform her hit song “Look What We’ve Become” in a powerful new music video that celebrates ... [Read More]