Disney Strikes Magic with First African-American Female Directed-film: A Wrinkle in Time

“A Wrinkle in Time,” is the first film directed by a black woman with a 100 million dollar budget. That black woman’s name is Ava Duvernay, and she created an excellent film about the power of believing in one’s self.
March 15, 2018
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    On February 10, students at Spelman College, a historically black college, practiced their own World Hijab Day. Shortly after, faculty members sent a concerning letter to the student body, bypassing attempts to hold a conversation with the students who had organized the event. In the letter, faculty members invoked a...
  • Married Or Single, How To Thrive As A Female Entrepreneur In 2018

    Recent research suggests that married women are more likely to be successful entrepreneurs than single women The assumption is that, because married women – or women with partners – have more financial support and help with family and household responsibilities, the pressure and demands of starting a business are...
  • 30 Things Every 30+ Year Old Woman Can Relate To

    There’s no denying that after turning 30, things do begin to change a bit. The lessons you’ve learned throughout your 20s have changed your perspective on life, love and the pursuit of your happiness. And above all, that’s ultimately what becomes the most important thing to you: your happiness....
  • [Findings] Mother’s Genes Determine Child’s Intelligence

    Scientists have discovered which parent a child inherits intelligence from. If you always wondered where your child got their smart genes from, wonder no more as scientists have found the answer. According to a recent study, children get their intelligence genes from their mothers. This is due to the fact...
  • Single And A Mother? No Worries. Stay On Top Of Your Finances With These Fixes

    Eunice Sibiya, Head of Consumer Education at FNB, South Africa says the key to managing your finances as a single parent is being more diligent with your money and spending habits. “As a single parent, it would be helpful to have a plan that can help you during times...
  • [Opinion]: For Black Women, Self-Care Can be a Radical Act​

    Take these steps to ensure your emotional well-being in a world apathetic to your needs. I shuffle into the kitchen as my mother stirs a pot bubbling with nkatenkwan—groundnut soup—my favorite. “What do you do for self care?,” I ask. She turns around, scrunches her face at my question. “Self...
  • So… You Earn More Than Your Husband? What Are The Possible Problems That May Arise

    Earning more money than her boyfriend proved to be dangerous for Thembisa*, but it didn’t start out that way. Their relationship bloomed from a serendipitous meeting on a bus, but four years later, Bongi* was still taking the bus while Thembisa owned a car and paid for all their...
  • Opinion – Have We Failed Our Daughters?

    Unfathered (Evera) author Dr Disa Mogashana says to Destiny Connect that the dynamics between you and your father will always play their part in your romantic relationships. In Your father is your first male role model, whether good or bad, and your relationship with him often shapes how you...

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