Girl Activists: Sarah Parker Remond

too often, Black girlhood centers around their struggles and tragedies – rather than their achievements. This month, we’re highlighting Black girls whose stories are – instead – filled with the more positive side of empowerment.

Artemis and Wild Girls

This post originally appeared as a GirlSpeak podcast episode. In Emily Brontë’s Wuthering Heights, the character of Cathy states “I wish I were a girl again, half savage and hardy, and free.” This quote illustrates a nostalgia for girlhood, and...

Honoring Nellie Bly

100 years after Nellie Bly’s death, we investigate how her activism and writing began in her girlhood.

Cleopatra as a Child: The Real Story

Coin of Cleopatra VII – Image Credit: PHGCOM – CC BY-SA 3.0 Heritage Daily recently published “The early life of Cleopatra” to describe the fascinating rise of power of Pharaoh Cleopatra VII (69 BC to 10 BC), who solely ruled Egypt from age 18...

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