How Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Inspired The Brave Hashtag #BeingFemaleInNigeria

Twitter has been the platform for accompanying trailblazing moments in feminism and women’s rights such as the millennial answer of #YesAllWomen and the even more confrontational angles of #SolidarityIsForWhiteWomen and #ReclaimTheBindi from fearless Black bloggers and Southeast Asian women. Yesterday, from the one of the motherlands of Africa, women from Nigeria tweeted blunt, to the point, real-life snapshots of what it is like to be a woman in … Continue reading How Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Inspired The Brave Hashtag #BeingFemaleInNigeria

Misty Copeland Becomes American Ballet Theater’s First Black Female Principal Dancer!

“Can we get much higher? So high…” “Dark Fantasy”, Kanye West Misty Copeland couldn’t more inspiring! Today it was excitedly announced that Copeland will officially be an American Ballet Theater principal dancer, and she is the first Black ballerina to earn the prestigious honor. The Missouri-born, California-raised talent has been working with ABT for the last fourteen years (eight years as a company soloist) and she had … Continue reading Misty Copeland Becomes American Ballet Theater’s First Black Female Principal Dancer!