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Education, Girl Power, Parents, Taking a Stand, Teen Girls /

Girl Power: Helping the Girl-Child build Her Muscles for Self Expression

 Let’s talk Girl power, though used loosely in the 21st century, the term ushered in the celebration of women’s empowerment and independence,  and was first recorded used in 1967 by the Riot Grrrl an underground feminist punk movement in the 1990’s, the Grrrl having its origins in Washington state, and Washington, DC, some have called it a musical genre they addressed issues such as rape, abuse, sexuality, patriarchy and empowerment. But “Girl Power” found a permanent home in the 1996 musical girl group called the Spice Girls and their audience, there it blossomed and the…

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Baltimore City, Events, Loving Life /

The African American Festival – Empowering and Enriching Youths

Last Sunday I went to the African American Festival in Baltimore City, it was my first time attending and I had loads of fun. Here is my view of the event, The African American Festival last weekend held July 2nd and 3rd in Baltimore City an annual event that has been around for a long time, see video for the history or go to www.AfricanAmericanFestival.net for more details. The AAFRAM as it is popularly called has always been to celebrate life, music and culture. The face of this year’s event was the artist, Grammy and Golden Globe…

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