[US] Legendary author Maya Angelou dies at age 86

[US] Legendary author Maya Angelou dies at age 86

Todd Leopold, Ashley Fantz, Moni Basu and Faith Karimi – CNN – Thursday, 29 May 2014 (originally published 28 May) (CNN) — A literary voice revered globally for her poetic command and her commitment to civil rights has fallen silent. Maya Angelou died at her home in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, on Wednesday, said her literary […]

Mother power makes for a better world

Mother power makes for a better world

Chantal Pierrat – WNN SOAPBOX (WNN) Boulder, Colorado, UNITED STATES, NORTH AMERICA: I always imagined what it would be like to have a daughter: pretty clothes, soft, fluffy things, pink ballet slippers. I imagined sharing all my womanly secrets with her and creating the most superwoman human being that ever lived. But instead I was graced […]

Exclusive: Interview With Oprah About Her [South Africa] School for Girls

Exclusive: Interview With Oprah About Her [South Africa] School for Girls

Marianne Schnall – Huffington Post – Monday, 15 October 2012 (originally published 12 Oct) Oprah Winfrey has celebrated many impressive milestones and accomplishments in her lifetime as a media icon as well as as a humanitarian and philanthropist. But one of the achievements that is clearly closest to her heart is founding the Oprah Winfrey […]