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…