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Building the Next Generation of Brave Girls

Ola Ojewumi | Posted 11.05.2014 | Women
Ola Ojewumi

Braveness means accepting rejection but treating failure as an essential part of success. True bravery is the realization that other women are not your competitors and that we can all assist one another. It's also about wholeness.

What I'll Never Forget About My '70s Gym Class

Tom Cramer | Posted 07.02.2013 | Fifty
Tom Cramer

I believe the proper term is physical education, but in 1970s Chicago it was called gym class or simply gym.

The Oldest Items In Our Closets

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

As style editors we are always anxious to see the upcoming trends for the season and start plotting our wishlists, but making way for the new does not...

Horseback Riding Adventures from LA to Montego Bay

Chie Davis | Posted 05.05.2012 | Black Voices
Chie Davis

My vision of starring in an equestrian themed couture campaign were dashed upon the realization that my initial horseback riding experience was more congruent with that of a spaghetti western!


The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick & Jessica Misener | Posted 11.23.2011 | Style

We could say "Keds are back!" but the truth is they've been back for some time. We'd bet money that every woman has worn a pair of Keds in her life...

SLIDESHOW: #TwitterStories Tells Tales Of Life-Changing Tweets

Posted 01.04.2012 | Impact

Sure, Twitter is aflutter with news of Kim Kardashian's divorce and Justin Bieber's baby mama, but 140 characters can be used for much more than commi...

The Faithful Shopper: September Shoes

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

September means a lot of things to a lot of people -- the beginning of fall, back to school, football season. For me, it's time to take stock of my shoe wardrobe.

Chuck Taylor? Adidas? Keds? How Your Sneakers Got Their Names

Wall Street Journal | Ethan Trex | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

We all know that Nike is named after the Greek goddess of victory, and the origin of "Air Jordan" is hardly obscure, but where did some other famous s...