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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 […]

Politics

Kamala Harris gives her victory speech as Vice President elect, in Delaware on November 7, 2020. Image: CNBC/Youtube

THIS IS AMERICA: Madam VP And The Women Of Color, LGBTQ+ Folks & BIPOC Who Made History In The 2020 Election

November 3 will forever become an historic moment in American politics. Yes, it was heralded as arguably the most important presidential election of our time, but more than that, it […]

Creativity

’20 Historical Women Who Changed The World’ Artist Exhibit Showcasing Female Stories That Deserve To Be Celebrated

’20 Historical Women Who Changed The World’ Artist Exhibit Showcasing Female Stories That Deserve To Be Celebrated

If we only looked to the official history books and texts in terms of learning about how the past and our current world has been shaped, we’d undoubtedly be missing […]

Fashion & Beauty

A Fascinating Look Into The History Of Necklaces

A Fascinating Look Into The History Of Necklaces

A necklace can come in many different forms, from chains and beads to pearls and gemstones. They can be short and close to the neck or hanging all the way […]

Girl on a Mission

7 Trailblazing Women In Travel History Who You Need To Know About

7 Trailblazing Women In Travel History Who You Need To Know About

“Go west, young man” is a famous quote that many are familiar with, long since the closing of the frontier. Even though this phrase symbolized freedom and the excitement of […]

Feminism

Still image of Cynthia Erivo who plays the title character in 'Harriet'. Trailer image via Youtube.

FEMINIST FRIDAY: The Long-Awaited Tale Of Abolitionist Harriet Tubman Finally Hits Cinemas!

Welcome to another edition of Feminist Friday – our weekly column where we share 3 of our fave feminist videos that are centered around female empowerment, feminism, intersectionality or all […]

Feminism

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Celebrating Pride Month With Powerful & Personal Videos About LGBTQ History

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Celebrating Pride Month With Powerful & Personal Videos About LGBTQ History

Welcome to another Feminist Friday column! That time of the week where we share 3 of our fave videos of the moment, tied into a feminist theme. This week it’s […]

Lifestyle

3 Perfect Vacation Destinations For History Buffs

3 Perfect Vacation Destinations For History Buffs

Do you enjoy hearing anything and everything there is to know about yesteryear? Are you keen on seeing as much of the world as you possibly can? If so, then […]

Lifestyle

Getting To Know Your Ancestry With DNA Test Kits

Getting To Know Your Ancestry With DNA Test Kits

If you’re reading this now because you’re not sure about your ancestry or if you’ve always had a doubt about your roots, this article will not only provide a solution […]

Politics

These British Laws Spearheaded By Female MPs Reiterate The Importance Of More Women In Parliament

These British Laws Spearheaded By Female MPs Reiterate The Importance Of More Women In Parliament

With only 32 per cent of Member of the House of Commons being women, there is still a heavy imbalance between the genders in this sector. But what women are […]

Girl on a Mission

Maria Mitchell (second from left) and her students measure the Sun’s rotation from the movement of sunspots.Credit: Vassar College Library.

Girl Power: 15 Modern Female Astronomers And Their Astronomical Contributions In STEM

It’s no secret that women have had to fight for equal rights and are still having to do so. History is a great reminder of how far women have come. […]

Feminism

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Learning The Real History Of Thanksgiving From Native American Women

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Learning The Real History Of Thanksgiving From Native American Women

Welcome to another Feminist Friday column – the Thanksgiving edition. This is the time of year that, for many, it is seen as a celebration, a time to gather with […]

Fashion & Beauty

Fangirling Over Four Famous Women Who Made Fashion History With Their Iconic Style

Fangirling Over Four Famous Women Who Made Fashion History With Their Iconic Style

We all take style inspiration from different sources. Everything from politics and culture, to fame and the media has the power to change what we wear — but who are […]

Sports

A History Of Women’s Sports Media Coverage Progress & How Much Further It Needs To Go

A History Of Women’s Sports Media Coverage Progress & How Much Further It Needs To Go

With names like Serena Williams, Lindsey Vonn, and Ronda Rousey dominating today’s sports headlines, it’s easy to forget that a mere 50 years ago we were having an entirely different […]

Feminism

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Black Women’s Impact On Feminism & Pro Choice Men Speaking Out

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Black Women’s Impact On Feminism & Pro Choice Men Speaking Out

Welcome to another edition of Feminist Friday, our regular column where we share a handful of our favorite videos of the week! We’re all about dismantling misconceptions about feminism (sadly […]