"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]
This is the story of a young woman named Christine who seemed to have it all. Her father had educated her at a time when that was rare for women. She learned much more than traditional women's work, receiving instruction in classical literature and even in the recent traditions of her native land ... [Read More]
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]
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]
"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]
Today, 23 winners for the MacArthur Genius Awards were announced. Every year the MacArthur Foundation awards a $625,000, no-strings-attached grant to extraordinary individuals who are breaking new ground in their field.
“While our communities, our nation, and our world face both historic and emerging challenges, ... [Read More]
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]
Expedition 49 Flight Engineer and cancer biologist Kate Rubins, who is currently living and working on the International Space Station, recently revealed COURAGE, an awesome, hand-painted spacesuit decorated by pediatric cancer patients recovering at the MD Anderson Cancer Center. ... [Read More]