Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Interview with the First and Only Woman NBA Scout, Bonnie-Jill Laflin [Part 1]

Photo courtesy of Bonnie-Jill Laflin
You know, there is always someone looking over your shoulders. A male can mess up and make an error, but if a female does, it’s magnified. When I'm scouting players, I am extremely detailed and conscious of everything I do. I am expected to make fully in depth decisions and to always know what I am talking about. [read]

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

SLIDESHOW: Honoring Black Women Inventors

In the early 1900s, Henry Baker's research disapproved  perceptions about the Colored race. His findings uncovered over 1200 inventions by African Americans. However, only a little over 800 of those inventions were verified patents. Twenty- six of these were developed by black women. [read]

Monday, January 26, 2015

AM I WOMAN ENOUGH??? Feminism Should Not Be Trans Exclusive

By failing to include trans women in the movement towards equality, some radical feminists are acting as oppressors and disregarding everything that feminism is fighting for. [read]

Monday, January 19, 2015

SLIDESHOW: Women Behind The Civil Rights Movement

It must be said.--”Women were leaders in their own right! They were the adhesive for people gathering and spurred the direction of the 1960’s Civil rights Movement! [View the slideshow!]

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Interview with The Whole Works: Doing Business Differently!

The Whole Works Team-from left to right: Julia Marshall, Sadye Harvey, Janie Rich & Kelly Alford (Photo courtesy of The Whole Works)
Women For Action interviewed one of the founders behind a bright innovation called The Whole Works, a Public Benefit Corporation that plans to do business differently. Their “no business as usual model” will employ women a living wage for handmade designs in the USA. We asked how this would work. Read what Sadye Harvey had to say! [read]