I’m sure you have seen this quote printed on t-shirts and while you may not have thought much of it, lately this powerful trend has been taking over the fashion industry. Designers are using fashion as their mainstream for voicing their opinion on feminism &
When sisters come together, we are stronger. We take turns leading. Explore the history of the Sisterhood of Greatness Manifesto with this one-on-one interview with the author of the Sisterhood Manifesto, Blanche A. Williams, MS:
When did you first start thinking about creating a Sisterhood Manifesto for women and girls?
Why would any woman want to pay for skin-bleaching to lighten her skin? It is a similar mindset that would motivate someone to have surgery to make changes to their face (nose job, facial implants, lip plumping) and body (breast augmentation, liposuction,
The grumblings of women, upset with the status quo about body image, has grown louder and louder throughout the last two years. I often find myself wondering if 2016 will truly be the year that we mainstream “average” bodies. Even that sentiment makes little sense.
Self-definition is empowering. When I was in my third year at Princeton University, I wrote a independent research titled, “Black Women & Self-Definition.” When I started Sisterhood Agenda at age 23, one of the first things that I did was integrate the concept of self-definition into our A Journey Toward Womanhood curriculum for teenage girls.
As women and girls, it is my belief that we have much more in common than we do not. We are all special individuals, however, there are generalizations that we can state are likely to apply to you, no matter your economic status,