Mandela and The Colors of Friendship
TAGS: apartheid | Madiba | Mandela | Nelson Mandela | racism | Ron Dellums | South Africa | The Color of Friendship Sometimes, I wonder why they don’t make more movies like “The Color of Friendship,” but when Nelson Mandela died, I think I got my answer.
International Women’s Day News Roundup
TAGS: International Women's Day Happy International Women’s Day, from.…a man. Oh well, nevermind the messenger, here’s a quick roundup of the news from International Women’s Day! First off, from Time Magazine, we have a …Continue reading →
Quick hits: World women’s news
TAGS: Quick hits | UN Women Report 2011 | women's news | world Women’s news from around the world, featuring the UN Women report 2011.
New Thai prime minister has Kentucky ties
TAGS: Kentucky State University | Thailand | Yingluck Shinawatra Yingluck Shinawatra, who is set to become the first female prime minister of Thailand, is a Kentucky State University alumna.
Thailand to elect first female prime minister
TAGS: election | prime minister | Thailand | Yingluck Shinawatra Yingluck Shinawatra was elected the first female prime minister of Thailand today.
Post profiles 20 important women
TAGS: female politicians | female world leaders | The Washington Post The Washington Post did a nice slide show about 20 women who made history as “firsts” in their political office.
Quick hits: world women’s news
TAGS: Alasdair Thompson | female circumcision | genital mutilation | Indonesia | Michelle Obama | New Zealand | Saudi Arabia | Saudi Women for Driving | South Africa | Subaru | women's rights The activist group Saudi Women for Driving is urging the automaker Subaru to stop selling its cars in Saudi Arabia, in the hope that this will put additional pressure on …Continue reading →
Yesterday’s Saudi Women2Drive protest
TAGS: protest | Saudi Arabia | women | Women2Drive The New York Times reports on yesterday’s protest, in which a number of Saudi women took to the road in defiance of the kingdom’s ban on women drivers.