12-Year-Old Girl Kicked Off Football Team Because Boys Had ‘Impure Thoughts’ About Her

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Growing up I was surrounded by sports because of my uncles and the amount of boys that lived on my New Jersey block. Whether it was skateboarding, playing baseball or even running up and down the street playing football, I was typically the only girl...

Self-Love Is Not an Obligation, So Stop Preaching It

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“You just have to accept your body. You may not love it all the way, but you just have to be comfortable with it…,” reads a quote attributed to Rihanna. With all due respect, Rihanna, fuck off. And to everyone else constantly sprouting thoughtless, meaningless...

Business Man Uses Avon Model To Dispense Life Saving Drugs In Uganda

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Chuck Slaughter is an American business man making a difference in the lives of many in Uganda.  By using the business model developed by Avon, Slaughter has helped transform the lives of thousands of women across the east African republic. Avon, meaning the make-up business....

Listen Up, Fashion Companies: Plus-Size Women Are Literally Just Waiting to Give You Our Money

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The fact is, women are tired of feeling bad about themselves. They’re tired of fighting their bodies and of being expected to dress as if they want to disappear.

Clarence Thomas bluntly calls for end of affirmative action

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From The Grio — Justice Clarence Thomas again urged the end of affirmative action on Monday, writing a fiery concurring opinion in which he agreed with the Supreme Court’s decision not to defend the University of Texas’ diversity program, but urged the Court to go further and...