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Entertainment

No Surprise: The Top 25 U.S. Cities For Women Have Lower Wage Gap & Better Repro Health Access

No Surprise: The Top 25 U.S. Cities For Women Have Lower Wage Gap & Better Repro Health Access

March is a time to look back and celebrate women who have made history, but beyond that we like to constantly look for the changemakers of today, and how we […]

Family Life

5 Children’s Books Celebrating Extraordinary & Inspiring Women During Black History Month

5 Children’s Books Celebrating Extraordinary & Inspiring Women During Black History Month

Black History Month this year has certainly taken on a different meaning for us. With the continual attacks on voting rights, the fear of Critical Race Theory being taught in […]

Feminism

Author’s Debut Novel Explores The Complications Of Women Trying To Tell Their Own Stories

Author’s Debut Novel Explores The Complications Of Women Trying To Tell Their Own Stories

From debut novelist Ariane Torres comes a story about feminism, intergenerational bonds, women’s resilience and the complex history of female strength in ‘We Are The Kings’ (Bold Story Press, March […]

Girl on a Mission

Seen on the flight deck of the space shuttle Challenger, astronaut Sally K. Ride, STS-7 mission specialist, became the first American woman in space on June 18, 1983. Image by NASA.

New Book “Nailing It” Profiles The Paths Of 25 Luminaries Who Defied The Odds To Attain Success

The following is an excerpt from ‘NAILING IT’ by Robert L. Dilenschneider, published with permission from Kensington Books, Copyright 2022. This excerpt focuses on the extraordinary careers of Sally Ride […]

Entertainment

'The Bengali' - Fatima Shaik in a field in Khori Village. Image by River Films.

African-American Author Fatima Shaik Makes Unlikely Quest From New Orleans To India In Kavery Kaul’s “The Bengali”

Fatima Shaik, an African-American author (Economy Hall) from New Orleans, and whose family has lived in Louisiana for four generations, embarks upon an unlikely quest from The Big Easy to […]

Girl on a Mission

Pioneer Cyclist Becomes The First Person To Ride Along Namibia’s Tough Skeleton Coast

Pioneer Cyclist Becomes The First Person To Ride Along Namibia’s Tough Skeleton Coast

Biking a thousand miles is a tough challenge at the best of times, but throw in mammoth sand dunes, ferocious head winds, extreme isolation and lions and it becomes one […]

Contributors, Girl on a Mission

New Novel Reveals The Untold Story Of Environmental Activist Marjory Stoneman Douglas

New Novel Reveals The Untold Story Of Environmental Activist Marjory Stoneman Douglas

By Lori McMullen Marjory Stoneman Douglas died on May 14, 1998 at the age of 108. She was, even in her later years, the boldest environmental activist you likely know […]

Creativity

Author Seeks To Reconcile Her Grandfather’s Nazi Past In Thought-Provoking New Memoir

Author Seeks To Reconcile Her Grandfather’s Nazi Past In Thought-Provoking New Memoir

Imagine if you found out that someone you loved had a dark past. That happened to author Gabrielle Robinson, as she tried to reconcile the grandfather she knew with his […]

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 […]