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#WCW: Doriot Anthony Dwyer

This morning, perusing through Facebook, I saw this article posted by my college flute teacher and knew this would be my #WCW for this week.  My teacher, who is a woman and a principal flutist of a symphony, and I have talked about the percentages

#WCW: Monica Youn

Resist and Rally When Women use the healing power of words to Resist! Resist and Rally with the uncensored nature of your words…shooting and spitting using the tongue; as a riddled rifle making holes into the constant contrite demise of those who build their worlds

#WCW: Why She Means So Much To Us?

Why she means so much to us? First Lady Michelle Obama and yet another time she slayed with spoken grace There were several takeaways that captured my attention from the parting interview of First Lady Michelle Obama done by Oprah Winfrey. Mrs. Obama stated “Being

#WCW: Lana Del Rey

Originally, this was going to be Amy Winehouse.  It was a tough choice, for sure.  Amy has more weight and a deeper story, but I landed on Lana for one simple fact.  She gives me ALL the feelings.  I can’t look at her without butterflies

#WCW: Ayaan Hirsi Ali

“There is no culture, tradition, or religion which justifies violence against women and girls.” ~ AHA Foundation Any time I can recommend a book to someone, one of the first that comes to mind is Infidel by Ayaan Hirsi Ali.  It is the autobiographical story

#WCW: Erykah Badu

Keeping this #WCW concise proved to be nearly impossible.  In fact, I wrote out nothing short of two pages of me gushing over this woman (lucky for the reader, I scrapped it).  I really can’t overstate how much I love Erykah Badu.  If you know

#WCW: Elizabeth Warren

Why take you on a journey through her bio?  In short, Elizabeth Warren is an accomplished law professor and current Senator from Massachusetts.   In the wake of the financial crisis, she was known for taking on Wall Street big banks on behalf of the little guy.

#WCW: Shayna McHale a.k.a. Junglepussy

If Erykah Badu and Missy Elliott had a love child, it would be Junglepussy. At only 24, Junglepussy is one of the most confident, empowering, truth-spewing rappers in the game right now. Even after only a few years in the industry, she’s already gained the

#WCW: Ashley Graham

If you aren’t familiar with Ashley Graham, you’re missing out. I mean, just look at her. She’s INSANELY GORGEOUS. But Ashley is so much more than an incredible body and a beautiful face. She’s a groundbreaking model, designer, feminist, and body activist. Just this year,