There are 1.1 billion girls in the world. On International Day of the Girl, it’s time to focus on solutions for change so those girls won’t have to wait 217 years to reach full gender equality. Continue reading 3 Ways To Help Women Rise On International Day Of The Girl
Former Michigan state Rep. Rashida Tlaib has won the Democratic nomination to run unopposed for the House seat long held by former Rep. John Conyers, setting her up to become the first Muslim woman elected to Congress. Continue reading Rashida Tlaib Is Set to Become the First Muslim Woman Elected to Congress
Georgia Democrats selected the first black woman to be a major party nominee for governor in the United States on Tuesday, choosing Stacey Abrams, a liberal former State House leader, who will test just how much the state’s traditionally conservative politics are shifting. Continue reading Stacey Abrams Wins Georgia Democratic Primary for Governor, Making History
The pilot who coolly landed a Southwest Airlines plane after one of the jet’s engines failed and torpedoed shrapnel through a window midflight has gone against the odds before. Continue reading Tammie Jo Shults, who landed crippled Southwest plane, was one of first female fighter pilots in U.S. Navy
It’s only fitting that the first week of U.S. National Poetry Month in April coincides with what would have been the 90th birthday of the poet Maya Angelou, who died May 28, 2014, at the age of 86. Continue reading 5 Things To Know About Maya Angelou’s Complicated, Meaningful Life
South African anti-apartheid campaigner Winnie Madikizela-Mandela has died aged 81, her personal assistant says.
Winnie Madikizela-Mandela was the former wife of South Africa’s first black president, Nelson Mandela.
The couple – famously pictured hand-in-hand as Mr Mandela walked free from prison after 27 years – were a symbol of the anti-apartheid struggle for nearly three decades.
Continue reading Winnie Madikizela-Mandela: Anti-apartheid campaigner dies at 81
Linda Brown was the young girl at the center of the 1954 Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court decision that would end legal school segregation. Continue reading Linda Brown, Center Of Brown v. Board Of Education, Dies At 76
The NOBLE Center for Excellence will serve as an official Community Policing Certification e-learning (CEU-POST) state of the art content hub for Law Enforcement Officers from across the globe to enhance building relationships between law enforcement and the community. Continue reading NOBLE Center for Excellence
Women’s History Month is a great time to look back on the achievements of women who have made waves over the years. Continue reading 16 Girls Who Changed The World
In 1968, when graduating from the Connecticut State Police academy, Louise Smith had no idea she was making history. Continue reading First ever African American female state trooper pushes for more women in uniform