Archive for the ‘Girl Power’ Category

40 Years of Sex-Positive Messages in Hip-Hop Culture (Video)

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Here is my workshop on Sex Positive Messages in 40 Years of Hip-Hop Culture. It’s highly interactive and I had a really fun time. It was standing room only, which was pretty awesome. I was honored to be able to present at the Woodhull’s Sexual Freedom Summit this year  

We Read Too!! (@WeReadTooApp) App Showcases Diverse Literature

I like to use my blog to show love and support to women who making moves and building businesses that focus on challenging and changing narratives. I was on Twitter one day and saw someone tweet about “We Read Too!” app, developed by a young Black woman with a mission to showcase the diversity in […]

On #YouOKSis and Bystander Intervention (A Round Up Guide)

A lot has been going on in the world of social justice, particularly around “street harassment”. I first wrote about it on this blog 3 years ago, and since then, I have been rather outspoken about it. I wrote this about how I notice a difference in how I’m treated based on my hairstyle, and […]

Bill O’Reilly Blasts Beyoncé…Again

Beyoncé Knowles-Carter was recently named as one of TIME magazine’s Top 100 (most influential) people in 2014. She appeared on the cover and looked stunning, as usual. This was, for many, a wonderful accomplishment worth celebrating, especially since it came at the same time Luptia Nyong’o was named People’s Most Beautiful Person in the world. […]

“Annie” is a Black Girl and the World Hasn’t Ended

Last year, Academy Award-nominated African American actress Quvenzhané Wallis was confirmed as the lead role in the Will Smith and Jada Pinkett-Smith-produced remake of the classic movie Annie. She’d just been nominated for her amazing portrayal of Hush Puppy in Beasts of the Southern Wild and received a lot of buzz as a rising star in Hollywood.  I don’t […]

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