Tamron Hall Grills Chachi On His “Jokes” About Women, Skewers His Hypocrisy

July 19, 2016 by

"But does joking about a woman that way make America great again?" Last night at the RNC, Scott Baio said, "Let's make America America again." So, this morning, when MSNBC's Tamron Hall sat down with the actor best known for his roles as Chachi Arcola on the sitcom Happy Days (1977–1984) and the lead character on Charles In Charges (1984-1990), the ... [Read More]

Veteran Police Officer Nakia Jones Delivers Powerful Response To Fatal Shooting Of Alton Sterling

July 7, 2016 by

Veteran Ohio Police Officer Nakia Jones, who joined the force in 1996 and wears "that blue uniform proudly," posted an impassioned response to the fatal shooting of Alton Sterling on her Facebook page yesterday. Over the course of her 7-minute video, she delivers a powerful message. ... [Read More]

Over 1000 Motorcycle Enthusiasts Set World Record For Most Women Riders In A Single Area

April 15, 2016 by

Last week, 2WheelBabes, a group whose mission is to “celebrate women of all ages, who love motorcycles,” gathered more than 1000 women with their bikes at a motorcycle meet in Dubbo, Australia to set a new world record for the most women riders in a single area. Debb Dagger, the organizer ... [Read More]

Trishaun Coleman: The Young Woman Who Brought Us To Tears With This Performance

April 7, 2016 by

We had the great privilege of attending opening night of the 7th annual Women in the World Summit that included a series of compelling, devastating and inspiring talks, performances and back-to-back panels of fierce women speaking out on a range of global issues they are each bravely tackling on the front lines. The final ... [Read More]

9-Year-Old Reporter Hilde Lysiak Silences Adult Haters Of Her Work With Epic Response

April 6, 2016 by

Breaking a murder story is a really big deal for any journalist, and the experience was no different for 9-year-old Hilde Lysiak, the reporter and publisher of Orange Street News (OSN), who just added this professional first to her already long list of impressive accomplishments. But her hard work and ... [Read More]

Former Philadelphia D.A. Lynne Abraham To Receive First “Trailblazer Award” From Women’s Humane Society

March 4, 2016 by

In honor of Women’s History Month, the Women’s Humane Society, America’s first animal shelter founded in 1869 by a small group of extraordinary women led by Caroline Earle White, will be honoring Lynne Abraham as ... [Read More]

The Blame Game: Villages In India Banning Mobile Phones For Unmarried Women And Girls

February 23, 2016 by

Less than 8 months after the launch of Digital India, a massive "mobile connectivity" project spearheaded by India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi that aims to "empower the people of the country digitally," several villages in India are now banning mobile phones for unmarried women and girls. Their varied reasons ... [Read More]

Meet 4 Extraordinary Women In The Running For The $1Million Global Teacher Prize

February 19, 2016 by

Earlier this week, Stephen Hawking announced the top ten finalists for the 2nd annual Global Teacher Prize. Widely referred to as the “Nobel Prize for teaching,” the award, which recognizes exceptional teachers who have made outstanding contributions to the profession, shines a spotlight on the important role ... [Read More]