Tag: advocacy

Book Notes: Fight Like a Girl

Book Notes: Fight Like a Girl

Fighting with someone you love is no different than fighting with someone you dislike – both threaten your security in some way. Whether it is a lover who is threatened by your strength, a co-worker who is threatened by your skills and your unique ability 

FENTY: OPEN FOR BUSINESS

FENTY: OPEN FOR BUSINESS

  The multihyphenate humanitarian, music and entertainment, fashion and beauty mogul  Robyn Rihanna Fenty can now add the first black woman to head a major fashion house, as she joins forces with LVMH (Moët Hennessy – Louis Vuitton SE) the luxury consumer goods conglomerate. Rihanna 

Still in “Control”

Still in “Control”

The iconic Ms. Jackson (“Janet, if you’re Nasty”), Newest Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee Class of 2019, will celebrate her Las Vegas Residency with the reissue of her 3rd studio album  “CONTROL”  in vinyl.   The multi-platinum album, first released February 4, 1986, had 

The Havard Gazette : Radcliffe acquires papers of activist Angela Davis

The Havard Gazette : Radcliffe acquires papers of activist Angela Davis

Radcliffe’s Schlesinger Library has acquired the papers of famed activist Angela Davis. Angela Davis, iconic activist, scholar and leading advocate for prison abolition, has found a new home for her life’s work. In 2016, Kenvi Phillips, Ph.D. (US History) the newly installed Curator for Race 

“Don’t Buy Where You Can’t Work”| Detroit Housewives League

“Don’t Buy Where You Can’t Work”| Detroit Housewives League

The 3rd Sunday in May is a special day in Black history when we celebrate the founder of the Detroit Housewives League, Fannie Peck.In 1930s Black women couldn’t afford to stay at home and wait for their husbands. Too many businesses would sell goods and services 

Kim Trent, woman behind African American 490 Challenge | Channeling Anger into Action

Kim Trent, woman behind African American 490 Challenge | Channeling Anger into Action

Kim Trent, a sexual assault survivor, has made it her mission to make sure Detroit’s rape survivors are not forgotten. Source: Kim Trent, woman behind African American 490 Challenge