Posts Tagged: Women’s History Month

Women’s History Month: Dr. Dorothy Height

March 24th marks the birthday of the late civil rights icon, Dr. Dorothy Height who began her 70-year activist journey at age 25, by joining the National Council of Negro Women.  She would later be elected to lead the organization, and served as president for 40 years. In the thick of the 1960s Civil Rights Movement,… Read more »

Mary J. Blige: On Female Empowerment & Oscars [WATCH]

Mary J. Blige speaks her truth on female Empowerment as we salute her talent, courage and two Oscar nominations. Check out behind the scenes of her photo shoot for Variety and what her nomination means to her.  The Grammy winning singer talks about empowering women and the difficulties we face. “It seems like we have… Read more »

Poet Nikki Giovanni Honored

It’s Women’s History Month a this week we salute poet and activist Nikki Giovanni. The African Americans On The Move Book Club will honor Nikki Giovanni with the Maya Angelou Lifetime Achievement Award. The Annual Literary Awards are held this year June 9-11 in Atlanta, Georgia. Read more here Check out Nikki Giovanni’s “Ego Tipping” it’s powerful!