On Nov. 28, Michelle Obama travelled to Toronto to speak to nearly 3000 people. Her trip was based on her initiative, The Economics of Equality: Advancing Women and Girls to Change the World, to address racism, social media, mental health, education and equality for girls and women around the world.
“My life is mine” aren’t only the words Tracee Ellis Ross lives by. They’re also the words I will continue to live by after reading her speech on the expectations of womanhood.
If you’re an avid tweeter, then you probably already heard about Twitter’s most recent upgrade – a doubling of its character count from 140 to 280.
Twitter, a social app, gives users the ability to express their thoughts or “tweet,” and has been up and running since 2006.
“You’re lucky you’re a pretty girl who has lots of friends because without looks you don’t get any of that.” This was a message I received in my Facebook inbox from a complete stranger.
Thank you for failing me. Yes, thank you. I’m not being sarcastic. Maybe slightly facetious, but in all seriousness: I genuinely mean it when I say thank you.