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It is not our differences that divide us. It is our inability to recognize, accept, and celebrate those differences.- Audre Lorde, Poet Welcome to Mélange The world in which we live is not a homogeneous one – even though there are some people that see it that way and would…

OWN did a special tribute to Maya Angelou. Phenomenal Woman By Maya Angelou Pretty women wonder where my secret lies. I’m not cute or built to suit a fashion model’s size But when I start to tell them, They think I’m telling lies. I say, It’s in the reach of…

Muslim-American activist Linda Sarsour delivered the commencement address at the City University of New York School of Public Health on Thursday, urging graduates not to be bystanders in the face of injustice. <iframe width=”560″ height=”315″ src=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/rBcx67308zA?rel=0″ frameborder=”0″ allow=”autoplay; encrypted-media” allowfullscreen></iframe> “We in this room together must commit to…

Rita Moreno Opens Up About Being The First Latina Woman To Win An Emmy, Grammy, Oscar & Tony <iframe width=”560″ height=”315″ src=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/KIOV-32JsJE?rel=0″ frameborder=”0″ allow=”autoplay; encrypted-media” allowfullscreen></iframe>

Maysoon, Hello, TEDWomen, what’s up. 00:02 (Cheering) 00:04 Not good enough. Hello, TEDWomen, what is up? 00:07 (Loud cheering) 00:09 My name is Maysoon Zayid, and I am not drunk, but the doctor who delivered me was. He cut my mom six different times in six different directions, suffocating poor…

Sandra Oh my story my mother’s story my parents 00:06 story I remember when I President Obama 00:11 was elected for the first time I was on 00:14 the set of praise and it was super 00:16 exciting they were all these TVs on set 00:18 was elated and then…

Oprah Winfrey accepted the Cecil B. DeMille Award for lifetime achievement at the Golden Globes on Sunday and delivered a moving speech that brought men and women in the audience to their feet. Below is a full transcript of Winfrey’s acceptance speech. In 1964, I was a little girl…

When Rini Sampath decided to run for student body president at the University of Southern California, she said some students told her she would never win. She was a young woman and a minority, and she was running on a ticket with another woman, who was also a minority. Their advice?…