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Anniversary: Boston Marathon 2013

By: Kathrine Switzer, the first woman to run the Boston Marathonrk Times
April 15, 2014

There is an expression in marathon running that you go through a lifetime of experience every time you run one. It’s absolutely... READ MORE »»

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Do You Want To Be Greener? Get Organized!

Nettie Owens
April 13, 2014

Going green and getting organized go hand in hand.  There was a time that I believed efforts to be more environmentally conscious... READ MORE »»

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Ethiopia’s Female Fashion Designers Embrace Tradition to Boost Sales

By James Jeffrey
April 12, 2014

A model wearing YeFikir clothing. Growing international recognition for designers in Ethiopia and Africa is partly a result of growing... READ MORE »»

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Cairo Women Bring Men Back on the Rails

By Annabell Van den Berghe, Courtesy of IPS News
November 14, 2013

Nihal Saad Zaghloul is an Egyptian woman in her late twenties. Like other young women, she faces the daily risk of sexual harassment... READ MORE »»

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Girls Fight Back Against Child Marriage

Courtesy of IPS News
November 12, 2013

Shirin Aktar, a young girl who resisted child marriage, poses with her mother outside their home in northern Bangladesh. Credit: Naimul... READ MORE »»

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Organizations

Fusion Partnerships is sponsoring the Innovation For The Greater Good Conference OCTOBER 19th

Fusion Partnerships is sponsoring the Innovation For The Greater Good Conference OCTOBER 19th

Come join Fusion Partnerships in a day of networking and celebration honoring 15 years of community organizing and collaborative action in Baltimore! On OCTOBER 19th from... read story

August 23, 2013 • 0 comments

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Politics

Latinas Make Unexpectedly Large Political Strides

Latinas Make Unexpectedly Large Political Strides

By Christina E. Bejarano, author, assistant professor of political science at the University of Kansas. She is a specialist in American politics, minority political behavior and political psychology.

Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez of California (right) is serving her ninth term in the U.S. House of Representatives There are a growing number of Latinas, and other women... read story

October 27, 2013 • 0 comments

Travel

The Great Australian Road trip: Brisbane to Sydney

The Great Australian Road trip: Brisbane to Sydney

By Kristen Etzel, Staff Writer

When traveling you want to make the most of your time abroad. You spent a day to get to Australia so you might as well make the most of your time Down Under. Whether... read story

November 3, 2013 • 0 comments

International News

Girls Fight Back Against Child Marriage

Girls Fight Back Against Child Marriage

Courtesy of IPS News

Shirin Aktar, a young girl who resisted child marriage, poses with her mother outside their home in northern Bangladesh. Credit: Naimul Haq/IPS RANGPUR, Bangladesh, Jul 5... read story

November 12, 2013 • 0 comments

Book Reviews

CHILDREN’S BOOKS REVIEW:  Marisol McDonald Doesn’t Match

CHILDREN’S BOOKS REVIEW: Marisol McDonald Doesn’t Match

By Dr. Bena Hartman, Staff Writer

When I was a teacher I spent countless hours searching for books that represented our nation’s cultural diversity.  Because my students were nearly all children of color,... read story

November 3, 2013 • 0 comments

Green Living

Do You Want To Be Greener? Get Organized!

Do You Want To Be Greener? Get Organized!

Nettie Owens

Going green and getting organized go hand in hand.  There was a time that I believed efforts to be more environmentally conscious should be postponed until a person was... read story

April 13, 2014 • 0 comments

Health & Wellness

Affordable Care Act Benefits Women:  Here’s How

Affordable Care Act Benefits Women: Here’s How

Michael Cahill, contributor, editor of the Vista Health Solutions Blog

It is a sad reality that women, over half of the population of the United States, are regularly denied health insurance because of pregnancy or preexisting conditions such... read story

November 12, 2013 • 0 comments

Education

College Bound: Top School Options For Minorities

College Bound: Top School Options For Minorities

Courtesy of Marie Claire

While many Historically Black College & Universities (HBCUs) are struggling to stay open and increase enrollment, many other institutions of higher education have been... read story

August 19, 2013 • 0 comments

Blogs

Your Life As You Make It

Mia Bolton

“Self efficacy.” If you have high self efficacy, it means that you believe life is within your control and feel confident you have power over what happens to you. I remember... read story

June 12, 2012 • 0 comments

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