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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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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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Young Woman Defies Community And Culture To Pursue Feminist Dreams And Empower Moroccan Girls

September 22, 2016 by

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]

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#DeclareYourAmbition Campaign Aims To Encourage The Next Generation Of Political Leaders

September 20, 2016 by

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]

New ‘Moana’ Trailer Has Us Already Cheering For Disney’s Daring Teen Hero

New ‘Moana’ Trailer Has Us Already Cheering For Disney’s Daring Teen Hero

September 16, 2016 by

"For generations this peaceful island has been home to our family. But beyond our reef, a great danger is coming. Legend tells of a hero who will journey to find the demigod Maui, and together they will save us all." That hero's name is Moana and we cannot wait to see her in action this November. Official Film synopsis: From Walt Disney Animation Studios comes “Moana,” ... [Read More]

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Appalled Graphic Designer Shows Girls’ Life Magazine What Their Cover Should Look Like

September 13, 2016 by

A couple of weeks ago we ran a piece about an image that was posted on social media and went viral. It was a side-by-side shot of this Girls’ Life magazine cover (left, lead image) next to the cover of Boys’ Life magazine that served as a harsh reminder of the stereotyped messages that, even in the year 2016, are STILL ... [Read More]

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Girls Deserve A Better Life… Better Than The Inane Stereotyped Version Marketed To Them

September 1, 2016 by

By Michele Yulo - I came across this photo on Facebook taken by a person at a local county library that shows REAL covers of both the Girls’ Life and Boys’ Life magazines.* (Warning: if you have high blood pressure, look away!) My head spun, my blood boiled and my jaw just about hit the floor. Here I am thinking that we had changed, ... [Read More]

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This 13-Year-Old CEO Has Put Over 18,000 Books Into The Hands Of Kids Who Need Them

August 31, 2016 by

A book. One single book. Many people don't realize how important having one book in their life can be to a child. But believe me, just one book can mean the world to a child. I know this because I have seen the joyous expressions on children's faces as they receive a book, not just any book, but their very own book. My name is Meagan Warren ... [Read More]

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