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Fundraiser Kirsty Howard dies aged 20

A young woman who defied a medical prognosis as a child and went on to raise more than £7.5m for charity has died at the age of 20.<p>Kirsty Howard was born with a rare condition. Her heart was back to front, and she was not expected to live beyond the age of four. With her doctor’s help she grew …

David Beckham

Two Young Women Help African Women Entrepreneurs Become Influential Global Leaders

According to the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor 2014 Global Report, Africa leads the world in the number of women starting businesses. While …

Entrepreneurship

9 Most Powerful Iconic Female Entrepreneurs Who have Changed the World

Since decades, women have been macadamizing the entrepreneurial path in almost every field and industry. Not only have they led with grace and power, …

President Obama talks gay rights ahead of Kenya visit

It's been a long time coming — six and a half years to be precise.<p>On Friday, President Barack Obama arrived for his first presidential visit to Kenya. Kenya considers Obama one of its own, as Obama's father was Kenyan.<p>But not all Kenyans are thrilled to see him.<p>The president has been an outspoken …

FUNNY BONE

Episode 19<br>EPISODE 19<br>I decided to halt and surrender, so I turned<br>around, raised my hands relinquishing all I've<br>got. I was surprised to see the police …

Hip-Hop

Lil Skies Has The Stage Presence Of A Seasoned Rap Veteran Already<p>Aaron Williams 03.22.18 14 hours ago 3 Comments<p>A-Trak Explains How His Team Pulled Off The 'Impossible' Young Thug Video<p>Aaron Williams 03.20.18 3 days ago<p>The Enduring Link Between Rock And Hip-Hop<p>A conversation with Daryl McDaniels …

Maya Angelou’s words to live by

A year ago, on May 28, renowned author Maya Angelou died at age 86. But her legacy continues to live on.<p>In April, the U.S. Postal Service released a …

Words of Wisdom From Maya Angelou

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Tech Women Choose Possibility

An open letter of encouragement from an entrepreneurial woman in Silicon Valley.<p>When I came to Silicon Valley 18 years ago, I stayed.<p>I found the place that fanned the flames of my ambition and my irrational faith in what I could achieve. I went on to lead large businesses at Google, and to found …

Taraji P. Henson: What Success Looks Like Now

She already had Emmy and Oscar nominations, but it's been her masterful portrayal of Cookie on <i>Empire</i> this year that has made Taraji P. Henson, 44, a household name. How'd she become a Hollywood heavyweight? Let her explain.<p><b>Where my path started:</b> "I came from the 'hood—southeast Washington, D.C. It …

Women of Color

Book Review: Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

When i picked up this book, it was hard to believe that African writing could return to the heights that Wole Sonyika, Chinua Achebe, Ngugi wa …

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie in conversation with Damian Woetzel

Tom Swoon Pres. LIFT OFF Radio - Episode 053 by Tom Swoon - Listen to music

Max Vangeli Presents - CODE RADIO - Episode 075 by Max Vangeli - Listen to music