Truth & Wisdom

06.10.13
What To Do When You’ve Been Hurt By A Loved One
What To Do When You’ve Been Hurt By A Loved One

Throughout my life I’ve dealt with a lot: cheating boyfriends, an alcoholic parent, friends who’ve stabbed me in the back, I’ve been stolen from, and I’ve been lied about. After going through all of those experiences, I had one question. Why do people do the things that they do? ... read more

06.08.13
Freed Pussy Riot Member Katia Is On The Conversation
Freed Pussy Riot Member Katia Is On The Conversation

Pussy Riot is a Moscow-based band comprised of 11 different women. Their signature look, colored balaclavas, as well as the use of nicknames, help feed the mystery surrounding their identities and enhance the intrigue of their very public, guerilla-style performances . In early 2012, five members of... read more

06.06.13
A History of Female Diversity in Television

I have been thinking a lot about diverse women in the media this week. Why? Well, because I write for The Conversation, because I watch a lot of television (or have throughout my life), and because I am a biracial woman, which means I am pretty much always thinking about diversity. After hearing ... read more

06.04.13
Why the Presence of Black Women in Media is Important for Everyone
Why the Presence of Black Women in Media is Important for Everyone

Just two weeks ago, I handed in my thesis- the very last step in completing my Master’s degree. My research was on the relationship between the representation of black women in the media and black women’s self-esteem, and I used the brilliant, hilarious, and revolutionary web series, The ... read more

06.01.13
ISSA RAE: OWN YOUR AWKWARD
ISSA RAE: OWN YOUR AWKWARD
FEATURING Issa Rae

This week on The Conversation we’re talking with Internet sensation, Issa Rae. In this episode Issa chats about: – Figuring out who she was as an individual. – Why she turned down a television show. – The lack of predominantly African American TV shows. – Why people ... read more

05.23.13
5 Fundamental Keys to Success
5 Fundamental Keys to Success

Looking back on your life, have you ever thought about the real keys to success? When I look back on mine, I acknowledge that I have been gifted with opportunity and education at every turn, but not the type you may be thinking. My journey has been one of exploration, findings, dreams, heartache and... read more

05.21.13
Top 10 Lessons Learned on The Conversation
Top 10 Lessons Learned on The Conversation

In this week’s theme of education, we decided to gather up some of the most inspiring and educating quotes from a few of our guests. Below is a small portion of the invaluable advice these women have shared with us while being on the show. What’s the most valuable lesson you’ve ... read more

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