Up and Coming Black Superheroine in Marvel’s “Luke Cage”

It is not often that we see women of color take on superhero roles in a movie. It is even rarer to see them play superheroines in a tv or web series. That is why emerging actress Simone Missick is breaking barriers as she stars as Misty Knight in Marvel’s “Luke Cage”. Misty Knight was first mentioned in a…

Simone Manuel Becomes the First African-American Woman to Win …

Last night, Simone Manuel became the first African-American woman to win an individual event in Olympic swimming!  She also broke the Olympic record by 0.01 second.  Manuel on the significance of her win: I definitely think it raises some awareness and will get them inspired.  I mean, the gold medal wasn’t just for me. It…

Books By Women of Color – Shonda Rhimes and Angie Martinez

Do you want to read new inspirational, autobiographical books by women of color? While I have not read these yet, they are certainly on my list: Shonda Rhimes’ the Year of Yes: How to Dance It Out, Stand In the Sun and Be Your Own Person. The creator of Grey’s Anatomy, How to Get Away with…