That One Day: A tribute to rebel girls

I stumbled upon this short film by accident while I was looking for another online. However, I must say that it struck a chord with me that I think many people who find that they don’t quite fit into any box can easily identify with. It starts out by showing a young girl, dressed rather…

International Women’s Day: Wakanda and the Vision for Women in Africa

“The harvest is now. We lack nothing. We are here and we are ready to determine our OWN destiny.”And then Danai ended her speech with commanding us ONWARD in Wakandan like she would the Dora Milaje and so I am now inconsolable. #BlackWomeninHollywood pic.twitter.com/zLdfvjGVUW— Sylvia Obell (@SylviaObell) March 1, 2018 The female warriors of Wakanda’s…

The Right to be Unpretty

For years my social media feed was a stream of nothing more than pic after pic of me screaming, “I’m pretty look at me and click like.” It occurred to me today when I was looking at my female cousins’ feeds that this is the same for almost all of them. I asked myself, “Why…