Today marks the birthdate of civil rights icon Dorothy Height. To celebrate, here’s a beautiful #fbf photo of Height with legendary author/poet Maya Angelou and president/founder of the Children’s Defense Fund, Marian Wright Edelman (pictured left to right).
Dorothy Height was a National President for both the National Council of Negro Women and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. She devoted... View details ⇨
"When I was growing up, I had a dream. I’m sure you did, too. My dream wasn’t like that of an average kid, my dream was to be the best tennis player in the world. Not the best 'female' tennis player in the world.
I was fortunate to have a family that supported my dream and encouraged me to follow it. I learned not to be afraid. I learned how important it is to fight for a dream and, most... View details ⇨
Did you know only 2% of Google's employees are Black? Howard University is trying to change that by partnering with Google to launch "Howard West", a program that will train and develop future Black engineers at Google's headquarters.
"I am not ashamed of my past. I am not ashamed of my humble beginnings. I am a woman who came from the cotton fields of the South. From there I was promoted to the washtub. From there I was promoted to the cook kitchen. And from there I promoted myself into the business of manufacturing hair goods and preparations. I have built my own factory on my own ground. I got my start by giving myself a... View details ⇨
"For our April 2017 cover story, Allure asked 41 women of color to tell us the story of their lives through their skin — and skin tone. Because our skin can be both a vulnerability and a defense. But most importantly, it can be a source of celebration."- Allure Magazine
Oprah Winfrey is a media powerhouse, actress, producer, author and philanthropist. Her positive voice and presence is a great inspiration for young girls, like the one pictured, who dream of pursuing a career in broadcasting.