Poetry: My Black Story

By: Denise N. Fyffe. Copyright © 2017, Denise N. Fyffe I stand in my skin And I ponder within Of my history Of my story. The foundation of me Which I forget so easily Of my history Of my story. Those who struggled Those who fought for my freedom For our freedom. Now it is … Continue reading Poetry: My Black Story

International Women’s Day: 8 Women who made the World a better place in 2014 – Part 8 – Zainab Bangura

We continue to celebrate the women of the world, Zainab Bangura, not only on one day, International Women’s Day, but for as long as we can. Enjoy the post, original posted on Huffington Post: 8. Zainab Bangura pushed countries to recognize that sexual violence in conflict has to stop. As the U.N. special representative on sexual violence in conflict, … Continue reading International Women’s Day: 8 Women who made the World a better place in 2014 – Part 8 – Zainab Bangura

International Women’s Day: 8 Women who made the World a better place in 2014 – Part 7 – Lena Klimova

We continue to celebrate the women of the world, Lena Klimova, not only on one day, International Women’s Day, but for as long as we can. Enjoy the post, original posted on Huffington Post: 7. Lena Klimova gave Russian gay teens a voice online. Just days before the Sochi Winter Olympics opened in February, young journalist Lena Klimova was charged under … Continue reading International Women’s Day: 8 Women who made the World a better place in 2014 – Part 7 – Lena Klimova

International Women’s Day: 8 Women who made the World a better place in 2014 – Part 6 – Mehrezia Labidi

We continue to celebrate the women of the world, Mehrezia Labidi, not only on one day, International Women’s Day, but for as long as we can. Enjoy the post, original posted on Huffington Post: 6. Mehrezia Labidi helped enshrine gender equality in Tunisia’s post-Arab Spring constitution. As vice-president of Tunisia’s constituent assembly, Mehrezia Labidi led the tumultuous debates over … Continue reading International Women’s Day: 8 Women who made the World a better place in 2014 – Part 6 – Mehrezia Labidi

International Women’s Day: 8 Women who made the World a better place in 2014 – Part 5 – Ukrainian pop icon Ruslana

We continue to celebrate the women of the world, Ukrainian pop icon Ruslana, not only on one day, International Women’s Day, but for as long as we can. Enjoy the post, original posted on Huffington Post: 5. Ukrainian pop icon Ruslana became a champion of the country’s protest movement. Ruslana is one of Ukraine’s most famous pop singers and … Continue reading International Women’s Day: 8 Women who made the World a better place in 2014 – Part 5 – Ukrainian pop icon Ruslana

International Women’s Day: 8 Women who made the World a better place in 2014 – Part 4 on Catherine Samba-Panza

We continue to celebrate the women of the world, Catherine Samba-Panza, not only on one day, International Women’s Day, but for as long as we can. Enjoy the post, original posted on Huffington Post: 4. The Central African Republic’s interim president Catherine Samba-Panza gave a violence-stricken nation new hope. Catherine Samba-Panza, a women’s rights activist and reconciliation advocate who is known … Continue reading International Women’s Day: 8 Women who made the World a better place in 2014 – Part 4 on Catherine Samba-Panza

International Women’s Day: 8 Women who made the World a better place in 2014 – Part 3 on Azizah Al-Yousef

We continue to celebrate the women of the world, Azizah Al-Yousef , not only on one day, International Women’s Day, but for as long as we can. Enjoy the post, original posted on Huffington Post: 3. Azizah Al-Yousef began a campaign to end Saudi Arabia’s oppressive male guardianship system. Azizah al-Yousif has been a thorn in … Continue reading International Women’s Day: 8 Women who made the World a better place in 2014 – Part 3 on Azizah Al-Yousef