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Rad American Women A-Z: A New Alphabet Book You’ll Want To Own

March 2, 2015 by

Rad American Women A To Z, by Kate Schatz and illustrated by Miriam Klein Stahl, is a book for children and their parents, teachers, and cool grown-up friends who like ABCs, social justice and women who just all around rock! ... [Read More]

Watch These Young Girls Recite Maya Angelou’s “Phenomenal Woman”… It’s Awesome

Watch These Young Girls Recite Maya Angelou’s “Phenomenal Woman”… It’s Awesome

February 27, 2015 by

Nickelodeon partnered with the Because of Them, We Can™ initiative to commemorate Black History Month with kids portraying distinguished African Americans and their inspiring messages. Three PSA's were created and have been running on-air and online throughout the month of February, they include ... [Read More]

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Poem Reimagines Kick-Ass Lives For Six Disney Princesses, Delivers Empowering Moral

February 26, 2015 by

This brilliantly inspired and hilariously clever poem by Inkskinned is all too fitting to share on "Tell A Fairy Tale Day" as it reimagines kick-ass lives for six Disney Princesses, and delivers an empowering moral in the process. i don’t imagine my princesses in the same way others do, either kissing their husband and in marital perfection or ... [Read More]

World’s Slimmest Smartphone Promoted With World’s Dumbest Ad; Gets Banned For Objectifying Women

World’s Slimmest Smartphone Promoted With World’s Dumbest Ad; Gets Banned For Objectifying Women

February 26, 2015 by

This ad for British mobile phone company Kazam got put on our radar after Business Insider reported it "has been banned in the UK on the grounds that it was likely to objectify women." It's intended to promote what the brand is touting as the world's slimmest Smartphone. ... [Read More]

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Ride Like A Superhero… In A Hand-Painted Motorcycle Helmet

February 26, 2015 by

If you happen to ride a motorcycle (or just have a thing for badass, protective head gear), why not channel your inner superhero while you're cruising around? Thanks to AirGraffix, an Illinois based company that offers super cool hand-painted helmets, you can transform yourself into an unofficial member of the Avengers, the Justice League or an independent ... [Read More]

10-Year-Old Math Prodigy Esther Okade Heads To University

10-Year-Old Math Prodigy Esther Okade Heads To University

February 25, 2015 by

Esther Okade LOVES math! Her contagious enthusiasm for the subject and early accomplishments has brought her media attention since she was just six years old. Now, at the ripe old age of 10, Esther has enrolled at The Open University, UK with the goal of completing a math degree in just two years. But that’s just the beginning for this whiz. ... [Read More]

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Food for Thoughts: How A Peanut Butter And Jelly Sandwich Launched An Altruistic Greeting Card Line That Feeds The Hungry

February 25, 2015 by

Each week, Connie Charney packs a peanut butter and jelly sandwich to give to a person in need when she commutes from New Jersey to Penn Station, headed to New York University where she teaches a course in occupational therapy. She’s been giving sandwiches to the ... [Read More]

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Afghan Student Artists Raise Awareness About Violence Against Women

February 25, 2015 by

Recently, the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) in collaboration with the Afghan Civil Society Forum, the provincial Department of Women’s Affairs (DoWA) in Kunduz and the Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission, hosted a week long drawing competition in which Afghan students ... [Read More]