Monthly Archives: April 2014

Lupita Nyong’o Named PEOPLE Magazine’s “World’s Most Beautiful”

This morning Oscar-winning Kenyan actress, Lupita Nyong’o, the lead star in recent film “12 Years a Slave,” was dubbed “World’s Most Beautiful” by PEOPLE Magazine. Not only did she receive the honor of making the list of 50, but her … Continue reading

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Spring Spoken Word

      I wanted to share these videos of spoken word performances that really touched me as a young African-American woman. I especially like the piece about the history of twerking; a dance that has been recently popularized in … Continue reading

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Flashback Friday

Today is the birthday of feminist, author and journalist Susan Fauldi (age 55). Pulitzer Prize recipient Fauldi was born on April 18 in Queens, New York. She attended and graduated from Harvard University and wrote for The Harvard Crimson. Post graduation, … Continue reading

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Women In Business

When you’re hard at work during undergraduate school, it can be easy to disregard some of the adversity you may face once you’re out in your field looking for a job. If you’re like me, you have plans to grow … Continue reading

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What I Learned From Working at the Women’s Center

It is hard to believe that, in less than one month, I will be working my final shift at the Women’s Center. I am so grateful for the opportunity to work at the Center for the past two years, as … Continue reading

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Curly in Appalachia

If you attend Ohio University, you may have noticed a girl with grand, curly red hair walking through campus. Meet Thea Erwin. Thea, from Athens, Ohio, is a senior at Ohio University studying English and Creative Writing. I met up with … Continue reading

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Real Love

Believe in the seed God gave you to grow.You runnin & runninDon’t know where to go.Girl, won’t you see that you’ve got to sew?And if you reap well,It’s certain you’ve grown.Put it all down;That load on your shoulders.And desire for … Continue reading

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