Girls

First lady Michelle Obama will mark International Day of the Girl on Oct. 11 by Skyping with girls around the world about education challenges in their lives. The event is sponsored by Glamour magazine’s The Girl Project, which offers education help to more than 50 million girls worldwide. Obama will be joined from the Newseum […]

getty images Michelle Obama tapped some big voices to help deliver her push to get girls educated across the world. The U.S. first lady went to Broadway on Monday to host a concert for the spouses of global heads of state that included performances from the female-centric shows “The Color Purple,” ”Waitress,” ”Wicked” and “Beautiful: […]

“I think that being African American has definitely been a huge obstacle for me,” Misty Copeland explained in a conversation with President Barrack Obama and Time reporter Maya Rhodan earlier this year. “But it’s also allowed me to have this fire inside of me that I don’t know if I would have or have had if […]

Award-winning contemporary Christian singer-songwriter Natalie Grant has been in the spotlight for almost 17 years, and with numerous awards, hit records and even a biography…

  GETTY IMAGES First Lady Michelle Obama has written a powerful, poignant essay about the need for all girls around the world to have access…

62 million girls. That’s the number of girls around the world who are not in school. On Saturday, first lady Michelle Obama announced a new…

Olivia Allen, 10, has already taken her first steps to becoming a philanthropist. Allen, who lives in Louisville, Kentucky, hosted a free conference for her…

One young lady has inspired girls to love themselves and their hair with her award-winning comic book, BuzzFeed reports. Troubled by her natural tresses and skin tone,…

Remember superstar phenom Mone’ Davis who was striking out player after player in the 2014 Little League World Series?  Well, ever since she made her…

It’s being reported that Boko Haram, Nigeria’s Islamist insurgency, kidnapped some 20 girls Monday. It happened just miles from the small town where they abducted several…

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It’s been over a month since the Nigerian schoolgirls went missing. As the days tick by, members of the international community are exploring options to…

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  The unrest in Nigeria is hitting too close to home for a priest in Shaker Heights. The Rev. Damian Ezeani is using social media…