Stories about women who stood up, spoke out, struggled through, and soared. Buy now from your favorite retailer:. A few years ago, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie received a letter from a dear friend from childhood, asking her how to raise her baby girl as a feminist. Here are fifteen invaluable suggestions—compelling, direct, wryly funny, and perceptive—for how to empower a daughter to become a strong, independent woman.
46 Books About Women Who Changed The World
46 Books About Women Who Changed The World | Penguin Random House
No experience is lost on Eve Ensler. Ensler is an author and artist who has immersed herself in the cause of stopping violence against women. Her activism began personally. She says growing up, she suffered her father's abuse — verbal, physical and sexual. Since then, the idea of the human body, and ownership of it, has been at the heart of her work.
How Woodward and Bernstein Came to Interview Grand Jurors
This interview appeared in many newspapers including the Georgia Inquirer. Before concluding my interview with Rep. Tyrone Brooks, I want to say how grateful I am to have spoken with him and other courageous men and women for my oral history project and television documentary on civil rights, and to learn from what they did to advance justice, dignity, kindness in this world. How urgent it is to understand the way contempt works in everyone, so that we may be entirely against it, can be seen in Mr. Brooks' narrative.
George Takei speaks his truth boldly, yet with the casual command of one who has lived and made history. And this actor, activist, and master of memes is eager to tell the tale. Passionate and energetic, the year-old Takei often takes to social media to advocate for LGBTQ and civil rights, and for the fair treatment of refugees and immigrants. In , that included making his Broadway stage debut in Allegiance , a musical based on his experiences in internment. We heard the sobbing of the audience, people wept at the tragic points in the drama.