The First African American Woman to Win a Pulitzer Prize! #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

April: My Fabulous Confabulation with Jennifer Tepper

https://youtu.be/N9JaH_7wtnc Hello Beauties! For the month of April, I confabulated with Jennifer Tepper, who is a producer, theatre historian, and the creative and programming director for Feinstein's/54 Below! If you love theatre then you should definitely watch!! In this chat, she talks about her responsibilities at 54 Below and how you can perform there! It was…Read more April: My Fabulous Confabulation with Jennifer Tepper

The Lady Behind One of the Most Popular Social Media Sites #TWT

Don’t underestimate women entrepreneurs. There are women behind almost every high power organization. Sheryl Sandberg is an example of a powerful business leader. She is the chief operating officer of Facebook and she is our terrific woman this Tuesday! Sheryl went to Harvard for her bachelor's degree in economics and graduated summa cum laude. She…Read more The Lady Behind One of the Most Popular Social Media Sites #TWT

Terrific Woman Tuesday: Malala Yousafzai

When I first read this young lady's book and learned about her story, I was completely in awe of her bravery and her dedication. This girl is a Pakistani school pupil and spokesperson for women's right to education. Our terrific woman this Tuesday is, Malala Yousafzai. Malala lived in Mingora, the Swat District of north-west…Read more Terrific Woman Tuesday: Malala Yousafzai

Terrific Woman Tuesday: Jennifer Yuh Nelson

Kung Fu Panda 2 and it's sequel Kung Fu Panda 3 were two fantastic movies. Perhaps it was because they were directed by a woman! Jennifer Yuh Nelson is our terrific woman this Tuesday. Jennifer was the first woman to direct an animated feature from a major Hollywood studio. Jennifer was born in South Korea…Read more Terrific Woman Tuesday: Jennifer Yuh Nelson

December: My Fabulous Confabulation with Essynce Moore

Hello Beauties! Before 2018, I wanted to post one more Fabulous Confabulation! This one is with Essynce Moore. You might've seen her on social media or read about her in many different articles. She is only 15 years old and has so much going for herself! Essynce is an entrepreneur, fashion designer, writer, actress, motivational…Read more December: My Fabulous Confabulation with Essynce Moore

My First Spoken Word Experience

When I was younger, I always wanted to go to a poetry slam or a spoken word cafe. The people snapping when they can relate, the engagement, the stories being told. It seemed like a great experience! In September,  I auditioned for Girl Be Heard's Sunday Workshops. Girl Be Heard develops, amplifies, and celebrates the voices of…Read more My First Spoken Word Experience