We Need Diverse Books

Boys and girls across the nation deserve to see themselves in the books they read. When their minds are open to reading, their minds are open to learning. Characters that reflect the fullness of humanity in regards to culture, background, nationality, and interests will ultimately challenge perspectives and implement more inclusion. The children matter. It's… Continue reading We Need Diverse Books

You OK, Sis?

Three words is all it takes. We can combat street harassment together. Read about this important cause on Feminista Jones. Denise Nichole Andrews

Equal Pay Day

Take the time to read this enlightening articles on the issue of pay equity. How Equal Pay Day Excludes Women of Color by Ruchika Tulshyan Here's How D.C. Is Closing the Gender Gap for Equal Pay Day by Valentina Zarya More Work To Do On Equal Pay Day for California Women by Sue Miller Today Isn't… Continue reading Equal Pay Day

Ten Poetry Collections by Women Writers

Milk and Honey by Rupi Kaur Phenomenal Woman by Maya Angelou A Few Figs From Thistles by Edna St. Vincent Millay Bone by Yrsa Daley-Ward Teaching My Mother How to Give Birth by Warsan Shire The Lost Lunar Baedeker (Poems) by Mina Loy On the Bus with Rosa Parks by Rita Dove My Father Was… Continue reading Ten Poetry Collections by Women Writers

A Message From Our Fairy Godmamas and Sistas

#BlackGirlsRock is sweeping the globe as women and girls are reminded of their worth, magic, and excellence. Danai Gurira, who was recognized for her Star Power, mentioned the importance of having a fairy godmama or sister-someone to look up to as you pursue your goals and dreams. Here are some powerful words and insights to remember from our… Continue reading A Message From Our Fairy Godmamas and Sistas

Maya Angelou Empowers the Youth

Here is some #MondayMotivation for students who may be returning back to school and for those seeking inspiration. Find a cozy place to relax and take in each word for all that it's worth. Today's post features Maya Angelou  who was one of the most influential writers in my journey as a scholar and educator.… Continue reading Maya Angelou Empowers the Youth