Archives for May 2014

Passion Over Past: A Book Project

Passion Over Past: A Book Project

The purpose of this post is to invite you and women across the globe, to be part of a profound project! I know it’s easy to get caught up in the “some day” illusion, which is why I¬†create and commit to new possibilities every single day. “If you’re passionate and committed, anything is possible”. In […]

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Spoken word for unspoken violence

Spoken word for unspoken violence

I’m Vanessa Agovida, a sophomore at Fordham University. As a bookworm, occasional writer, and actor, I believe in the power of stories to spread awareness and inspire change. Last fall, I became a founding member of Fordham’s first spoken word poetry club, which was started by my friend Sarah Davis. Unlike traditional forms of poetry, […]

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#BringBackOurGirls

#BringBackOurGirls

On April 14, the Boko Haram Group kidnapped over 200 Nigerian teenage girls (some sources now believe the number is actually close to 300) from their school in Borno State. Since then, the girls have not being found and the Nigerian government has shown insensitivity in the matter. It is estimated that a little over […]

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