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The Truth: Why I Stopped Lying About My Age

The Truth: Why I Stopped Lying About My Age

When I turned forty-eight in March, someone asked me how old I was and I found myself faced with a conundrum: To lie, or not to lie? On a good day, I can get away with saying forty-two. On a great day (in the right […]

Big & BAD! Broadway’s King Kong is a Bomb

Big & BAD! Broadway’s King Kong is a Bomb

I caught a matinee of the new Broadway musical King Kong last week and it was so bad I thought I was bugging. But then the reviews came out. The Observer said, “King Kong on Broadway is a $35 Million Crime Against Puppets.” I totally […]

Naiomi Osaka: Go Ahead With Your Bad Self

Naiomi Osaka: Go Ahead With Your Bad Self

I suppose that if Serena had to lose this weekend’s US Open match to anyone I’m glad it was to the humble Naomi Osaka. Even before the match, when they asked her if she had anything to say to Serena, Naomi’s response was: “Um, I […]

LISTEN UP! Podcasts for Women, by Women

LISTEN UP! Podcasts for Women, by Women

It seems everywhere you look people are listening to podcasts. It is no surprise, since these downloadable installments are available online and come in an array of topics and formats. Indeed, there is something for everyone so things can get a bit noisy. Sometimes it […]

Mfon Legacy Grant is Now Accepting Applications

Mfon Legacy Grant is Now Accepting Applications

  The recipient of the MFON legacy grant will have their winning work included in the upcoming edition of MFON: Women Photographers of the African Diaspora!   The deadline is Thursday, May 31, 2018, 11:59pm PST. ~ For more information follow the link: mfonfoto.org/the-grant/ “Our […]

And Still I Rise: Answering The Midnight Muse

And Still I Rise: Answering The Midnight Muse

       3:15 a.m. That’s what time she woke me up this morning. Two days ago, she woke me up at 3:49 a.m. Today? Tomorrow? Who knows. I’m talking about the writing muse — that seductive voice that whispers in my ear when an […]

Rise

Rise

Rise and shine! It’s time to rise up, get a rise out of someone, watch the bread rise, and rise to this fabulous occasion…

Women Who WOW Now!!

Women Who WOW Now!!

March is Women’s History Month. Many deserving women have been remembered for their accomplishments and deservedly so. Those who have come before us and passed on are sure sources of strength and inspiration. Amelia Earhart, Zora Neal Hurston, Clara Barton, Coco Chanel, Bebe Moore Campbell, […]