Remembering Maya Angelou Through Her Words

Dr. Maya Angelou, who died Wednesday at the age of 86, was the epitome of grace and strength—and even those words do not truly capture the vitality with which she led her life. Read more...

Summer is around the corner and it’s time to travel!

Memorial Day has come and gone, and it marks a time where many seek out a change of scenery and kick off the summer with a vacation. Read more...

Social Media Activism and What You Can do to Help

More than three weeks have passed since Boko Haram abducted more than 300 young girls from their school in northern Nigeria and took them to a remote place in the forest. Although this story has been picking up momentum internationally (it took long enough for that to happen), 276 girls remain missing. Read more...

America Ready for a Female President?

It wasn’t long ago when we all asked the question “Is America Ready for a Black President?” Read more...

Money Tips- Using Debit Cards Becoming Unsafe

If you’re anything like me, the thought of not using your trusty debit card when you’re out running errands or at a restaurant fills you with a little pang of dread. Read more...

How Has Social Media Affected Your Relationships?

As much as we check our Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter accounts before even using the bathroom, the damaging affect social media has on our personal lives should come as no surprise. Read more...

Extraordinary Women Who've Done Extraordinary Things

Today, women are subject to sexism in their daily lives. The wage gap, the constant struggle over reproductive rights, and the disregard over the threat of sexual violence are just a few ways in which inequality infiltrates the lives of American women. Read more...

Missing Malaysia Flight 370

After speculation that Flight 370 may never be found, hope that the missing jet could be recovered surged when satellite images picked up debris in the southern Indian Ocean approximately 1,460 miles off the coast of Read more...

What's in a Name? Why COO of Facebook Sheryl Sandberg Wants to Ban "Bossy."

Facebook COO and Lean In Founder and Boad Chair, Sheryl Sandberg has teamed up with former Secretary of State, Condolezza Rice and Girl Scouts USA CEO Anna Maria Chávez in a campaign centered around empowering young girls to be leaders. Read more...

The Run Down: US Involvement with Russia and North Korea

Since November 2013, citizens of Ukraine have been protesting against the government. Protests began in Kyiv, Ukraine’s capital, when the government rejected a plan to integrate with Europe. Read more...