No More Misty Copelands: Why I'm Hoping For The Last Of The "Firsts"

 Major League Baseball founded in 1903. Color line broken by Jackie Robinson in 1946. 43 years. The National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences (NARAS) formed in 1957. Color line for Grammy win broken by Ella Fitzgerald in 1958. 1 year.  The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) formed in 1927. ...more

ADDED: New Thursday Afternoon Kick-Off Keynote at #BlogHer15 Featuring #womenslives and #BlackLivesMatter

We're less than three weeks out, but the announcements are still rolling in fast and furious. ...more
alisaamiller My plane gets in just as you all are speaking. Will be running through the airport! ...more

I Found the Path to Get Girls to Code

“You cannot be, what you cannot see”...more
Amazing job. Bravomore

No More Misty Copelands: Why I'm Hoping For The Last Of The "Firsts"

 Major League Baseball founded in 1903. Color line broken by Jackie Robinson in 1946. 43 years. The National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences (NARAS) formed in 1957. Color line for Grammy win broken by Ella Fitzgerald in 1958. 1 year.  The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) formed in 1927. ...more

Opening doors for internally displaced women in Georgia

Overcoming a life of loss, a dynamic Georgian woman now runs a daycare, computer centre, mill and vocational programmes for youth from her home, while also serving on local government. ...more

A Farewell To Nursing

          After 13-and-a-half months, I’ve finished nursing my little guy. I have to say, even writing the title of this article, I’m sure there will be some that will roll their eyes and say to themselves, Good grief, is she hurting for material THAT badly that she’s writing a good-bye piece to breastfeeding?? And to those people I have this to say…....more

ADDED: New Thursday Afternoon Kick-Off Keynote at #BlogHer15 Featuring #womenslives and #BlackLivesMatter

We're less than three weeks out, but the announcements are still rolling in fast and furious. ...more
alisaamiller My plane gets in just as you all are speaking. Will be running through the airport! ...more

I Found the Path to Get Girls to Code

“You cannot be, what you cannot see”...more
Amazing job. Bravomore

Why No One Should Be Mad at Beyoncé's Vegan Diet Business

The Internet is pretty mad at Beyoncé right now. Earlier this month on “Good Morning America” she “unveiled” that her vegan diet helped her lose weight and keep it off her self-described naturally curvy body. Granted, this is not the breakthrough of the century. We already knew that Beyoncé has been sort of vegan for awhile now....more
With all due respect, as a farmer (who doesn't even raise livestock), it goes both ways --- ...more

What Got Me to Run for State Legislature

Five months ago, I ran for a seat in the Hawaii State Legislature. ...more
Thank you, Susan!  Let's all kick each other into gear!!  Lean on and lead!more

INTERVIEW: The Sisters Are Alright' According to Tamara Winfrey Harris' New Book

Tamara Winfrey Harris, whom many BlogHers may recognize from her blog What Tami Said, has a new book called The Sisters Are Alright: Changing the Broken Narrative of Black Women in America....more

Finding Peace Amidst Chaos

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Fending Off Wild Animals - Tales of online harassment

Gamer: *Bite* *Lick*Me: Silence while I play my gameGamer: You better not enjoy that because you are spoken for.Me: Indeed I am. I will not.Gamer: You have as much restraint as I do, so I know you will enjoy that.Me: Good thing I have a boyfriend that I am in love with and can restrain myself.Gamer: I’m logging off, but don’t tease me and enjoy that because you are taken. ...more