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
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
https://youtu.be/S-Ohwaj2Oiw Hello, Beauties! Breast cancer awareness is coming to an end, but I wanted to share my Fabulous Confabulation with Dawn Hughes. She is a breast cancer survivor and a baker. Get ready to be moved by her inspiring story! Dawn also has a baking business with her cousins called, Indulge LLC. Check out…Read more Breast Cancer Awareness Month!
This beauty made history at the 1948 Olympics in London when she leaped to a record-breaking height of 5 feet, 6 and 1/8 inches in the high jump finals to become the first black woman to win an Olympic gold medal. Our terrific woman this Tuesday is Alice Coachman. Do you think you could beat her…Read more First Black Woman to Win an Olympic Gold Medal #TWT
This beauty was the first woman to compete for Miss Minnesota USA in a hijab and a burkini. But before that, she lived at a refugee camp in Kenya. Our terrific woman this Tuesday is Halima Aden. Halima moved to Missouri through a refugee Resettlement program when she was seven years old. With a serious…Read more She is a role model to all in the modeling industry #TWT
Poetry is a beautiful thing. Images, figurative language, and rhythm are just some of the rhetorical devices used in poetry. Poetry is usually structured and allows you to wonder, question, and imagine what the meaning of the texts is. Our terrific woman this Tuesday is Gwendolyn Brooks. She was a postwar poet, and is the…Read more The First African American Woman to Win a Pulitzer Prize! #TWT
Hello Beauties! This is the last Tuesday of February, which means Black History month is unfortunately coming to an end. However, this does not mean we forget about all the wonderful accomplishments black people have done. Together, we learned about the first black woman astronaut to go up in space, the first black female judge…Read more Terrific Woman Tuesday: Hattie McDaniel
Happy Terrific Woman Tuesday! Women are so powerful and sometimes they go unnoticed which is why I think it is important for us Beauties to take some time out of our day to recognize and learn about a woman with many accomplishments. This educates us, but also can motivate and inspire us to continue reaching…Read more Terrific Woman Tuesday: Jane Bolin