India’s Female Sugarcane Cutters

Image for representational use only. Image Courtesy : COUNTERVIEW.ORG Today, I was shocked to learn about female sugarcane cutters removing their wombs and was curious to find out why. A report by the Hindu Business Line revealed that seasonal migrant women workers have no other choice but to resort to hysterectomies so that they don’t …

In Washington

They were in Washington. They arrived Friday night and Shandra was relieved that she had her own room. After dumping her stuff off, she went to check out his suite which was massive. She had been worried that they would end up sharing it but there was a last minute cancellation and his agent, Mia …

Rallying the Soldiers

As absurd as it sounds, 16 year old Sybil Ludington was the female Paul Revere of the American Revolution.   In 1777, she rode forty miles in a rainstorm to warn her father’s militiamen that the British were coming.  While too late to save Danbury, the militia fought with departing British soldiers.  Locals and General George …

Lunch With Shandra

Shandra looked at him. "Are you serious?" she demanded in a low voice. "Your girlfriend thinks that you and I have something going on?" "Yes, she does. I tried to tell her that there isn't anything going on between us but she doesn't believe me." "Well, maybe we should stop spending time together if it …

Undaunted

“Victoria, this idea of yours to run for president is extremely quixotic.” “Because I’m a female?” “Yes!” “Then, I shall be the first female presidential candidate.” 26 Words This conversation between Victoria Woodhull and a male friend is purely fictional but I was inspired to write about her, the first woman to run for President …

Professor Rinaldi

"Are you orbiting Orion?" Professor Rinaldi asked Bryanna as she moved around the statue, studying it closely. She was a huge fan of Greek and Roman Art. She turned and smiled shyly at him. "I've never seen this statue before," she replied. "Is it new?" "Yes. My sister, Melina brought it back from her trip …

You Are Unique

You made my whole being. You formed me in my mother’s body.  I praise you because you made me in an amazing and wonderful way - Psalm 139:13, 14 I'm currently in a relationship with an older man. His name is Marek Dabrowski and he's my Sociology professor. It was in my first year at …

For What It’s Worth

At the age of thirty, I opened my very own restaurant where mock-tails, tropical fruit juices, non-alcoholic wines, healthy drinks, vegetarian, organic, gluten-free, and kosher dishes are served. It has been a big success. We are open from 6pm and to midnight, Mondays to Thursdays and Sundays. We're not open on Fridays and Saturdays. We …

Empowering Others

Maggie Lena Walker, daughter of a former slave and the first female bank owner, was instrumental in the epoch of economic empowerment of African Americans in America. 27 Words If you're interested in learning more about this remarkable business woman, click here.                     Source:  National Historic …

Following Her Passion

  How do people react when they learn that she’s Senegal’s first female graffiti artist?  Do they grimace because they believe that women shouldn’t paint or do they applaud her for following her passion? 33 Words This is based on Dieynaba Sidibe, Senegal's first female graffiti artist. Through her artistic expression, Dieynaba wanted to show …

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