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Girl on a Mission, Interviews

‘Resist’ Docuseries Follows Black Lives Matter Founder Patrisse Cullors Protesting New LA County Jail

‘Resist’ Docuseries Follows Black Lives Matter Founder Patrisse Cullors Protesting New LA County Jail

You are already familiar with the social justice message of Black Lives Matter. The focus on social and racial justice makes BLM easily one of the most importance movements in […]

Politics

Seven More Productive Things You Can Do With Your Time Than Listen To Trump’s SOTU

Seven More Productive Things You Can Do With Your Time Than Listen To Trump’s SOTU

Tonight at 9pm EST, “45” will deliver his first State of The Union address to a nation where a majority of its citizens disapprove of his job performance. If there’s […]

Interviews

‘Unfractured’ Docu Follows An Activist & Mother Fighting In A Major Environmental War

‘Unfractured’ Docu Follows An Activist & Mother Fighting In A Major Environmental War

If you are at all concerned about the future of our environment, especially if you live in the United States, you need to see the award-winning documentary ‘Unfractured’, from director […]

Girl on a Mission

11 Year-Old Colorado Girl Invents Lead-Detecting Device Inspired By Flint Water Crisis

11 Year-Old Colorado Girl Invents Lead-Detecting Device Inspired By Flint Water Crisis

The future looks incredibly bright and hopeful if it is going to be run by young women like Gitanjali Rao. This 11 year-old genius has won the Discovery Education 3M […]

Causes, Contributors

As Allies, It’s Important To Know We’re Not Owed Answers. Our Job Is Simply To Listen

As Allies, It’s Important To Know We’re Not Owed Answers. Our Job Is Simply To Listen

By Liz Greene I recently stumbled upon this amazing article from Peter, chair of financial company Earnest’s resource group for LGBTQ employees, Queernies. It was one of those fantastic pieces […]

Causes, Contributors

Colin Kaepernick’s #TakeAKnee Movement Has Nothing To Do With The American Flag

Colin Kaepernick’s #TakeAKnee Movement Has Nothing To Do With The American Flag

By Nico Morgan Whether or not you’re an avid social media or TV news follower, you’ve heard about this “scandal.” This controversy surrounding the “taking a knee” movement throughout the […]

Entertainment

2017 VMAs To Debut New Social Awareness Category: “Best Fight Against The System”

2017 VMAs To Debut New Social Awareness Category: “Best Fight Against The System”

In 2017, the #resistance well and truly will be televised! Be prepared to watch a very different MTV VMAs on August 27, because this year’s event is making a few […]

Creativity

Feminist Instagram Project Reimagines Popular Advertising Campaigns With An Empowering Message

Feminist Instagram Project Reimagines Popular Advertising Campaigns With An Empowering Message

Have you ever looked at advertising images or slogans from well-known brands and wished women’s bodies, lives, or sexuality weren’t the tools to generate greater consumerism? Does it anger or […]

Feminism, Girl on a Mission

China’s “Feminist Five” Activists Continue To Fight For Women’s Rights Despite Opposition

China’s “Feminist Five” Activists Continue To Fight For Women’s Rights Despite Opposition

You may recall the story of 5 Chinese feminist activists arrested in 2015 for “creating a disturbance”, which in real talk means they were organizing a march for International Women’s […]

Creativity

Brooklyn Museum Celebrates The Activism Of Radical Black Feminists From The Second Wave In New Exhibit

Brooklyn Museum Celebrates The Activism Of Radical Black Feminists From The Second Wave In New Exhibit

Back in September 2016, we wrote a piece about the Brooklyn Museum’s upcoming year-long collection of 10 feminist exhibits titled ‘A Year of Yes: Reimagining Feminism’, which launched the following […]

Celebrities

Janelle Monae, Aja Naomi King & More Share Powerful Messages In Marie Claire’s “Fresh Faces” Issue

Janelle Monae, Aja Naomi King & More Share Powerful Messages In Marie Claire’s “Fresh Faces” Issue

We’re living in a political and cultural climate where it’s hard to escape the increasing amount of activism that is happening around the country in response to the election of […]

Girl on a Mission

9 Year-Old Sues The Indian Government Over Their Failure To Take Decisive Action On Climate Change

9 Year-Old Sues The Indian Government Over Their Failure To Take Decisive Action On Climate Change

If there is one compelling reason that all of us should be engaged in the discussions around climate change and the environment, it is the impact it will have on […]