A Women Behind The Haitian Revolution #TWT

Haiti's Independence day was January 1 and I wanted to acknowledge one of the many women warriors that fought in the Haitian Revolution. As some don't know I am half Haitian and I'm always interested in learning about my culture and the powerful women in my history. Victoria Montou was a soldier and healer in…Read more A Women Behind The Haitian Revolution #TWT

Entertainer of the Year #TWT

Lizzo. The first thing that comes to my mind is her body positivity. As 2019 comes to an end, I can’t help but admire her hustle, her catchy tunes, and her abundance of self-love. Her boldness is shaking the industry and has everyone motivated to be unapologetically themselves. She is our last terrific woman of…Read more Entertainer of the Year #TWT

The Strong and Resilient, Tarana Burke #TWT

Tarana Burke is a New York native who is the founder of the "Me Too" movement, which she actually started in 2006. However, it did not become worldwide until 2017. When Tarana started the "Me Too" movement she was working at Just Be Inc., which was a nonprofit she founded to focus on the wellbeing…Read more The Strong and Resilient, Tarana Burke #TWT

“There’s a Glitch in our Online Communities” #TWT

In 2017, a brilliant organization named Glitch was created. Seyi Akiwowo, who is 28 years old, is the one behind the organization and designed it to end online abuse. Did you know that women are 27 times more likely to be harassed online than men, and if you’re a women of color it is a…Read more “There’s a Glitch in our Online Communities” #TWT

Constance Orlando #TWT

Hello, Beauties! Our terrific woman this Tuesday is Constance Orlando. She has been working at BET since 2007 as the VP of Original Programming and was recently promoted to EVP Specials, Music Programming & Music Strategy. She is the executive producer of all events including the BET Awards, which is a top 10 award show…Read more Constance Orlando #TWT

A Leader On and Off the Field #TWT

Two weeks ago, Megan Rapinoe, along with her teammates, won the FIFA 2019 Women's World Cup. Megan is the captain of the team and is also known for her heavy activism. She is fighting for equal pay specifically in sports. Men's USA soccer play make between $25,000 to $300,000. However, the women's USA soccer team…Read more A Leader On and Off the Field #TWT

Black Women are Currently Wearing the Crown as 2019 Miss USA, Miss Teen USA, and Miss America #TWT

Chelsie Kryst, Miss USA, Nia Franklin, Miss America, and Kaliegh Garris, Miss Teen USA made history this past week by being the first black women to wear the crown in each division of the beauty pageant. Chelsie and Kaliegh also embraced their natural curls during the pageant. Kaliegh mentioned to Refinery21 that many people pressured…Read more Black Women are Currently Wearing the Crown as 2019 Miss USA, Miss Teen USA, and Miss America #TWT

This Dynamic Sister Duo #TWF

This dynamic duo went from singing covers of Beyoncé songs on YouTube to being signed to Beyoncé’s label, Parkwood Entertainment. Our terrific women this Friday are Chloe and Halle Bailey. They signed to Parkwood Entertainment in 2013 when their rendition of Beyoncé’s song “Pretty Hurts” went viral. Ever since then they have opened for Beyoncé…Read more This Dynamic Sister Duo #TWF

Founder of Rookie Magazine #TWF

"Style is a way to say who you are without having to speak" - Rachel Zoe. At just 11 years old, Tavi Gevinson would post pictures of her most distinctive outfits on her fashion blog, Style Rookie. What she didn't know at the time was that her blog would lead her to her very own…Read more Founder of Rookie Magazine #TWF