#BringBackOurGirls: What Social Media Is Doing For Missing Nigerian School-Girls

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Relatives of the missing girl visit the burnt out school building

On April 14, 2014, over 200 school girls aged between 16 and 18 years old were abducted from their school in Chibok, north-eastern Nigeria. The Islamic extremist group Boko Haram have identified themselves as being the perpetrators behind the attack, the most […]

Malala Day: Happy Sixteenth Birthday Malala Yousafzai

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Malala YousafzaiPhoto Credit: A World At School

What did you wish for your sixteenth birthday? Truthfully, I was hoping for roses from my boyfriend, a car from my family, and passing my drivers permit on the first attempt. Malala Yousafzai is asking the United Nations to help ensure that every child, especially girls […]

National Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Day

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National PTSD Awareness DayPhoto Credit: Department of Veterans Affairs

“The men would break away from the group and run toward the cliffs. They would rather jump and face certain death than the hazards of being a prisoner of war.”, I have heard my grandfather retell this story many times, as if it happened […]

Sir Patrick Stewart Fan Video On Domestic Violence Goes Viral

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A video of Sir Patrick Stewart (that’s Capt. Jean-Luc Picard for non-Trekkies), in which the actor poignantly addresses his childhood experience with domestic violence, went viral this past week. The clip, taken by a fan at last week’s Texas International Comic Convention Comicpalooza, depicts a passionate Stewart discussing the domestic violence he grew up […]

Angelina Jolie’s Mastectomy And Another Woman’s Perspective On Breast Cancer

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I was a junior in college when my mother was diagnosed with breast cancer. I am the oldest of four children, and my youngest siblings were just freshmen in high school. My main concern was for my mother, but my thoughts often drifted to worrying about my siblings. They […]

The Truth From Ambassador Nancy G. Brinker On Susan G. Komen Grants To Planned Parenthood

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I feel that those who have a voice and a following have a responsibility to use that position to make positive change in the world. I decided last year that I would challenge Miss A’s 300 writers and editors to join me in fundraising for Susan G. Komen Race for Cure in the […]

Activist Group SPARK Launches A Campaign Against LEGO’s New Girl’s Line

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As someone whose childhood was spent with many boy cousins, LEGO was a big part of my play life. It never bothered me that the figurines were only boys. Actually, I don’t think I ever noticed. All I knew was that I would rather play with Legos than with the Barbies my mom stuffed […]

AskMissA.com the Subject of FOXBusiness Article on Pay for Writers

Andrea Rodgers, Publisher & Editor-in-Chief of AskMissA.com

I am very happy that Nancy Colasurdo included Ask Miss A in her article for FOXBusiness. I have been in touch with her and received a gracious response. I have a great deal of respect for her and admire her writing. In case you didn’t see the article called The Joy of Getting Paid […]

Fela Sekou Claims Brittany Norwood Walked Out On Bill for Hair Extensions

Real Housewives of DC's Ebong Eka, Deborah Kakstein, Fela Sekou, Real Housewives of DC Star, Mary Amons

In court today, Brittany Norwood was formally charged with killing Jayna Murray at the Lululemon store in Bethesda. Those who read my article this morning saw the comment I quoted from a local hairstylist: Well. I happen to be the hairstylist to Btittany and the pic here that quite frankly does tell a better […]

Brittany Norwood’s Motive in Murder of Jayna Murray at Lululemon in Bethesda

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Many are speculating as to why Brittany Norwood may have killed Jayna Murray. You’ve heard of pop psychology with everyone having just enough knowledge of psychology to be dangerous. Well, that is what is happening here. We’ve all watched too many TV shows and movies, and are trying to figure out the motive. Perhaps […]

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