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Entertainment

Author Karen Walrond In Conversation With Tarana Burke About Balancing Joy With Activism

Author Karen Walrond In Conversation With Tarana Burke About Balancing Joy With Activism

The following excerpt is from Karen Walrond’s ‘The Lightmaker’s Manifesto: How to Work for Change without Losing Your Joy’, out November 2, 2021 from Broadleaf Books.In ‘The Lightmaker’s Manifesto’, Walrond […]

Causes, Contributors

Philanthropist Diane Lebson On Dealing With Disagreements In The Non-Profit World

Philanthropist Diane Lebson On Dealing With Disagreements In The Non-Profit World

By Diane Lebson Helping others is often a good way to lift our moods, develop a sense of purpose, and contribute to the world. Hopefully, most of our experiences as […]

Girl on a Mission

‘COOL’: The First Book Documenting The Work Of Global Female Climate Leaders

‘COOL’: The First Book Documenting The Work Of Global Female Climate Leaders

It is clear that women, and especially young women of color, are leading the way on the global discussions and actions around climate change. And while there has been a […]

Causes

Prioritizing Women’s Health: For Us And For Our Future

Prioritizing Women’s Health: For Us And For Our Future

Investing in our health is something many of us are fortunate enough to be able to do, but this isn’t always the case. On a global and governmental scale, more […]

Entertainment

Immaculate Heart College Mary’s Day celebration, 1964. Image courtesy of the Corita Art Center, Immaculate Heart Community, Los Angeles. Image courtesy of discovery+

New Docu “Rebel Hearts” Captures The Activism Of Trailblazing Nuns From Los Angeles

In 1960s Los Angeles a trailblazing group of nuns, The Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, bravely stood up to the patriarchy of the Catholic Church, fighting for equality, […]

Creativity

New Anthology Of Indigenous Voices And Artists Celebrates The History & Modern Day Activism Of Native Americans

New Anthology Of Indigenous Voices And Artists Celebrates The History & Modern Day Activism Of Native Americans

It is often said that in order to move forward effectively and for society to truly progress, we must first understand history. In the United States, there has been slow […]

Girl on a Mission

Too Young To Vote? Not Too Young To Act! Three Ways Teens Can Still Make A Social Impact

Too Young To Vote? Not Too Young To Act! Three Ways Teens Can Still Make A Social Impact

By Kaia Stueck Like millions of teens and young adults across the world, I care deeply about a lot of issues. From the Parkland shooting survivors advocating for stronger gun […]

Feminism

Feminist Friday: Watch Our Founder Deliver A Powerful TEDx Talk About Reproductive Rights.

Feminist Friday: Watch Our Founder Deliver A Powerful TEDx Talk About Reproductive Rights.

Welcome to another Feminist Friday column! That part of our week where we slide into the weekend by watching our fave videos of the moment. Our theme this week is […]

Girl on a Mission, Interviews

‘Resist’ Docuseries Follows Black Lives Matter Founder Patrisse Cullors Protesting New LA County Jail

‘Resist’ Docuseries Follows Black Lives Matter Founder Patrisse Cullors Protesting New LA County Jail

You are already familiar with the social justice message of Black Lives Matter. The focus on social and racial justice makes BLM easily one of the most importance movements in […]

Politics

Seven More Productive Things You Can Do With Your Time Than Listen To Trump’s SOTU

Seven More Productive Things You Can Do With Your Time Than Listen To Trump’s SOTU

Tonight at 9pm EST, “45” will deliver his first State of The Union address to a nation where a majority of its citizens disapprove of his job performance. If there’s […]

Interviews

‘Unfractured’ Docu Follows An Activist & Mother Fighting In A Major Environmental War

‘Unfractured’ Docu Follows An Activist & Mother Fighting In A Major Environmental War

If you are at all concerned about the future of our environment, especially if you live in the United States, you need to see the award-winning documentary ‘Unfractured’, from director […]

Girl on a Mission

11 Year-Old Colorado Girl Invents Lead-Detecting Device Inspired By Flint Water Crisis

11 Year-Old Colorado Girl Invents Lead-Detecting Device Inspired By Flint Water Crisis

The future looks incredibly bright and hopeful if it is going to be run by young women like Gitanjali Rao. This 11 year-old genius has won the Discovery Education 3M […]

Causes, Contributors

As Allies, We’re Not Owed Answers. Our Job Is Simply To Listen

As Allies, We’re Not Owed Answers. Our Job Is Simply To Listen

By Liz Greene I recently stumbled upon this amazing article from Peter, chair of financial company Earnest’s resource group for LGBTQ employees, Queernies. It was one of those fantastic pieces […]

Causes, Contributors

Colin Kaepernick’s #TakeAKnee Movement Has Nothing To Do With The American Flag

Colin Kaepernick’s #TakeAKnee Movement Has Nothing To Do With The American Flag

By Nico Morgan Whether or not you’re an avid social media or TV news follower, you’ve heard about this “scandal.” This controversy surrounding the “taking a knee” movement throughout the […]

Entertainment

2017 VMAs To Debut New Social Awareness Category: “Best Fight Against The System”

2017 VMAs To Debut New Social Awareness Category: “Best Fight Against The System”

In 2017, the #resistance well and truly will be televised! Be prepared to watch a very different MTV VMAs on August 27, because this year’s event is making a few […]