Kaylee Rodgers, a student at the Killard House School in Donaghadee, Northern Ireland, wowed the audience at the school’s annual choir concert last week with her performance of a version of Leonard Cohen's “Hallelujah.”
According to the school’s website, Killard provides a “nurturing, supportive and safe environment for children and ... [Read More]
Don’t hush, darling, go ahead and cry.
Like those starlings, fill up the sky.
Don’t be afraid to take up space,
You should be seen.
And don’t choose princess, when you should be the Queen.
(listen to full song below)
These are the empowering opening lyrics from Don’t Hush, Darling the new, hauntingly beautiful anti-lullaby from ... [Read More]
Last week we heard the sad news that brilliant soul and funk singer Sharon Jones, of Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings, passed away at the age of 61 after battling pancreatic cancer.
Success didn’t come easy for the singer. In the 90’s she had pretty much given up trying to build a music career after being told ... [Read More]
44 years after its release, this song feels more relevant and more important than ever right now. Play it for yourself. Play it for your kids. Play it for anyone you know, young and old. Then celebrate everything it stands for.
Free to Be... You and Me
by The New Seekers
from Marlo Thomas and Friends - Free To Be... You And Me album (1972)
There's a land that I see where the ... [Read More]
"What’s your name, man? Alexander Hamilton. My name is Alexander Hamilton. And there’s a million things I haven’t done… Just you wait! Just you wait!" - Cleo, age 6, dressed and singing as American statesman Alexander Hamilton (from the Tony Award-winning Broadway hit Hamilton by Lin-Manuel Miranda).
According to Cleo’s mom, Carrie Goldman, ... [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]
96 years ago today, on August 18, 1920 the 19th Amendment was ratified. Six days later, on August 26, it was formally adopted into the U.S. Constitution, giving American women the right to vote after a seventy-two year battle. The driving force and lead strategist behind the influential 1910s suffrage campaigns that brought ... [Read More]
Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter Renee Goust is a feminist, and has been since learning "the actual meaning of the word, which just seeks equality between men and women." But when she started to voice her opinion online, the trolls crawled out of their social media caves, spewing "hateful messages", which included calling ... [Read More]