Monthly Archives: February 2015

The Problem with Patricia Arquette’s Call for Wage Equality

Last night at the Oscars, Patricia Arquette won the Award for Best Supporting Actress. During her speech she said:  “To every woman who gave birth, to every taxpayer and citizen of this nation, we have fought for everybody else’s equal … Continue reading

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The Biography of the Awesome and Incredibly Talented Shonda Rhimes

Hollywood is a powerful medium of portraying people in different environments. Yet, reality isn’t accurately portrayed according to the statistics of its representation. In 2013, women represented only thirty percent characters on the top-grossing films, and among that only fifteen … Continue reading

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Honoring the Overlooked: Ida B. Wells

It’s February in America, and all across the country, school children are celebrating Black History Month—often the one time during the academic school year that children will hear the names Frederick Douglas, Sojourner Truth, Harriet Tubman, Dr. King, Malcolm X, … Continue reading

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The Vagina ({}) Monologues? What’s That!?

You have probably heard about The Vagina Monologues here and there and wondered “What is that?” I know that was my first reaction after reading that the show was playing in my hometown. The Vagina Monologues is a play that … Continue reading

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