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Brave 9-Year-Old Delivers Gut-Wrenching Testimony On Race To Charlotte City Council

September 28, 2016 by

click image to play video "We are black people and we shouldn't have to feel like this.” - Zianna Oliphant, age 9 As reported by ABC World News Tonight with David Muir, "Zianna Oliphant, a young girl from Charlotte, NC, gave emotional testimony to the Charlotte City Council ... [Read More]

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Rad Women Worldwide: Artists, Athletes, Pirates, Punks, And Other Revolutionaries Who Shaped History

September 27, 2016 by

Last year we introduced you to the awesome children’s alphabet book Rad American Women A To Z, by Kate Schatz and illustrated by Miriam Klein Stahl. Not surprisingly the book became a New York Times bestseller and had readers clamoring ... [Read More]

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Entrepreneur Inspires Political Activism With VOTE 2016 Products For ‘Smart Women’

September 27, 2016 by

For the last several years we’ve had the pleasure of knowing Julie Hellwich, a hardworking entrepreneur who has been inspiring, empowering and entertaining ‘smart women’ everywhere since 1999 with her clever, witty, and oh-so-WYSKy line of Smart Women Company lifestyle products. As November 8 fast ... [Read More]

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Emma Watson Debuts “Hurdles” A Short Film About The Fight For Gender Equality

September 26, 2016 by

This past Saturday, actor & UN Women Global Goodwill Ambassador Emma Watson debuted Hurdles, a new “small film” about the fight for gender equality. Set to Sia's hit "Chandelier," the video features footage from the women's Olympic hurdles final from the 1964 Tokyo games. ... [Read More]

Meet Lina Khalifeh: Founder Of SheFighter, First Women’s Self Defense Studio In Middle East

Meet Lina Khalifeh: Founder Of SheFighter, First Women’s Self Defense Studio In Middle East

September 26, 2016 by

"I teach a mix between Taekwondo, boxing, and pure self defense techniques. We also empower women through seminars and workshops like domestic vilence, sexual harrassment, assault and women's empowerment." - Lina Khalifeh In 2010, after one of her friends was abused by her father and brothers, ... [Read More]

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3-Year-Old Hosts New Online Cooking Series…Get Ready To Laugh So Hard You Will Cry

September 23, 2016 by

Move over Nigella Lawson there's a new chef in town. Meet Ava, a 3-year-old going on 20 teaching us how to laugh and cook at the same time. We cannot get enough of her new weekly series Cooking with Ava where she’s already covered making scrambled eggs and strawberry cupcakes. ... [Read More]

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Watch: ‘Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise’ Documentary Film Trailer

September 23, 2016 by

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]

I Am Ugly: Video Cleverly Reflects Personal Impact Of Negative Self-Talk

I Am Ugly: Video Cleverly Reflects Personal Impact Of Negative Self-Talk

September 22, 2016 by

"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]

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