by Annapurna Sharma Have you ever noticed why you are looking for an approval or decision from someone else for things you want to do? When we are girls, we are not allowed to pursue our choices and have to seek approval from elders to do everything. Then, we are married and we are looking for approval … Continue reading Why do you need approval from someone else to live your life?
When I made the first of these lists back in 2016 I had no idea the places it would go: Libraries, schools and families all over the world continue to share it even now, and I am humbled by its reception. I’ve long threatened to do a sequel to that list, so here it is. […] … Continue reading 28 MORE Black Picture Books That Aren’t About Boycotts, Buses or Basketball (2018) — Scott Woods Makes Lists
by Vanessa Daniela Empowering girls is the key to a prosperous society. We are pleased to support Gricey RT. An amazing young artist who is well known for her geometry portraits. Gricey is launching her new portraits on our website in October. Read the exclusive interview with this talented artist. BIO Born and raised in Northern Mexico, … Continue reading Interview with Gricey RT – Geometry Art Portrait
By Vaishnavi Sai As I write this, I think about all the incidents where I blamed someone It was my fault All my fault The day the motor cycle guy spanked me It was my fault I was walking on the FOOTPATH That time when the cab driver adjusted his rear view mirror It was … Continue reading II Poetry Contest: As I write this, I think about all the incidents where I blamed someone…
Photographer Sophia Hsin uses her camera to speak out against child labor: “Now that I know about these things, it seems quite foolish to stay silent.” via Photos from Bangladesh: A Campaign with World Vision Canada — Discover
by participant of School Poetry Competition in Bali I don't know how to start it, hmm..you know I have such a big big ego for saying something about you. You know, I always be (and will be always) complaining about your attitude, the way you treat, how I say that you can't be romantic, cute, charming..rare … Continue reading II Poetry Contest: For you, yes.. you.
by L.L. Lynch I was free once- Back when we were making memories we didn't know were memories. Back when my hair was long and wild, just like our summer nights and my dreamy life. Driving around in the dark with the windows down, looking for sprinklers to jump through until we were soaking wet … Continue reading II Poetry Contest: Once
Poetry is an art of expression thru words. It is a way to tell our stories, our feelings, and our opinions about a subject. A poem introduces children to poetry and can help them to develop writing and art skills. Besides, poetry can assist people to overcome traumatic experiences. For these reasons, our project encourages … Continue reading Female Poets Expedition Series
by Vanessa Daniela Last Saturday, I decided to go to Story Time with my son at the Word Bookstore in Jersey City. I did not have time to look at the schedule to see which book or author would be reading. My son is very young, so I am just trying to get he … Continue reading Black Women’s Empowerment: The Story of Fashion Designer Ann Cole Lowe