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Working Women

Six Ways To Tactfully Educate Your Coworkers About Racism

Six Ways To Tactfully Educate Your Coworkers About Racism

By Samaria Johnson for Fairygodboss Unless you work at the American Civil Liberties Union, you probably don’t expect to engage in racially-based discussions at your place of employment. However, these […]

Working Women

4 Ways I’ve Learned To Overcome Imposter Syndrome As A Woman Of Color

4 Ways I’ve Learned To Overcome Imposter Syndrome As A Woman Of Color

By Kaitlyn Borysiewicz for Fairygodboss I remember walking into my first job straight out of college, wondering if my hair was combed down enough or if the comments I interjected […]

Politics

Denmark’s New Feministisk Initiativ Political Party Is All About Intersectionality & Dismantling Racism

Denmark’s New Feministisk Initiativ Political Party Is All About Intersectionality & Dismantling Racism

Denmark has a new political party, and it is all about intersectional feminism and destroying racism. The Feministisk Initiativ is an off-shoot of the Feminist Initiative parties that have already […]

Contributors

Why An Increased Presence Of Female Officers Can Be Key To Ending The Police Brutality Epidemic

Why An Increased Presence Of Female Officers Can Be Key To Ending The Police Brutality Epidemic

By Mandi Earley The law enforcement industry has long been seen as a male-dominated “boy’s club,” and that’s not surprising. Despite the fact that the field has been evolving, both […]

Celebrities

Nicki Minaj, “The Most Bankable Woman In Hip-Hop”, Talks Goals, Racism & Beyonce

Nicki Minaj, “The Most Bankable Woman In Hip-Hop”, Talks Goals, Racism & Beyonce

You all know the name, and you certainly know her music. Nicki Minaj may not be the first world-renowned female MC, but she sure as heck took the female rap […]

Sports

Serena Williams Knows How To Serve Up Big Hits Against Body-Shamers, Misogynists & Critics

Serena Williams Knows How To Serve Up Big Hits Against Body-Shamers, Misogynists & Critics

There are many names uttered when people talk about the “World’s Greatest Athlete”, but for us there’s only one person – Serena Williams. At this stage, it’s just undeniable. Most […]

Celebrities

Actress Amandla Stenberg On Using Social Media As A Tool For Her Activism

Actress Amandla Stenberg On Using Social Media As A Tool For Her Activism

By now you are probably already familiar with actress Amandla Stenberg for her role as the ill-fated Rue in ‘The Hunger Games’. Many social media users are also a fan […]

Boys We Like

Director Ryan Coogler On Women In Hollywood, Whitewashing Characters, & ‘Black Panther’

Director Ryan Coogler On Women In Hollywood, Whitewashing Characters, & ‘Black Panther’

For the past couple of years there have been many women in Hollywood talking about the incredible gender bias behind the camera. The incredible gap between female and male directors […]

Celebrities

History-Makers President Obama And Misty Copeland Team Up To Talk About Racism & Female Empowerment

History-Makers President Obama And Misty Copeland Team Up To Talk About Racism & Female Empowerment

One of them became the first African American to hold the title of President of the United States, and the other was the first African American female principal dancer at […]

Boys We Like

Will Smith, Spike Lee, Samuel L.Jackson & Benicio Del Toro Discuss Racism & Aging In Hollywood

Will Smith, Spike Lee, Samuel L.Jackson & Benicio Del Toro Discuss Racism & Aging In Hollywood

If you’ve read any of our articles focused on Hollywood, you will probably notice one thing missing: the men. We mostly focus on the discrimination women often face including ageism […]

Politics

Women In Hollywood Taking A Stand Against Donald Trump’s Racism Toward Latinos

Women In Hollywood Taking A Stand Against Donald Trump’s Racism Toward Latinos

With the 2016 US presidential campaign heating up, there is more and more scrutiny about each and every thing a candidate does, says and stands for. Right from the beginning, […]

Entertainment

Producer & ‘Project Greenlight’ Star Effie Brown On The Consequence Of Speaking Up In Hollywood

Producer & ‘Project Greenlight’ Star Effie Brown On The Consequence Of Speaking Up In Hollywood

In case you missed it, the newly revamped Ben Affleck and Matt Damon series on HBO ‘Project Greenlight’ returned to the small screen with an explosive first episode that firmly […]

Entertainment

‘Hannah’ Magazine, Focused On The Narrative Of Women Of Color, Is A Timely Publication

‘Hannah’ Magazine, Focused On The Narrative Of Women Of Color, Is A Timely Publication

We already know Ebony magazine, and Essence magazine exist, but Hannah Magazine is the publication dedicated to, by, and about women of color that is much needed right now. Hannah […]

Fashion & Beauty

Burberry’s 1st Indian Model Neelam Gill Talks Racism, Fashion & Being Paid More Than Men

Burberry’s 1st Indian Model Neelam Gill Talks Racism, Fashion & Being Paid More Than Men

Back in early 2014 we shared the news that luxury fashion brand Burberry, established in 1856, finally hired an Indian woman for their Spring/Summer 2014 campaign. Yep, it took 158 […]

Feminism

Authors Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie & Zadie Smith Talk About Feminism, Race & Writing

Authors Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie & Zadie Smith Talk About Feminism, Race & Writing

For those not already in the know, the New York Library has a great conversation series they put on called ‘Between The Lines’ where they interview authors who write on […]