As “Hamilton: An American Musical” departs Atlanta after a record-breaking run at Fox Theatre, it’s important to pay close attention to the characters Angelica and Eliza Schuyler. The importance of women having a voice still rings true today.
VOX ATL sat down with “The Poet X” author Elizabeth Acevedo after a reading she hosted at Charis Books & More in Atlanta.
…I am not yours.
I am a human and I want to be treated like one.
In Hollywood, men have been in the driver’s seat when it comes to directing and producing. But the success of “Wonder Woman” could change everything.
I was supposed to be a fly on the wall
Just an unbiased observer
But when the chants turn gospels
And the streets of Atlanta turn to holy
You must become congregation…
Women of all ages brought their daughters to Saturday’s March for Women and Social Justice in downtown Atlanta to educate and inspire them.
In many movies set in the Civil Rights era, women of color are the wives and sisters, and they are in the back. But in “Hidden Figures,” the women are front, center and launching a man into space.
After seeing this movie, I felt proud to be a black woman. These three powerful women inspire me to succeed to my fullest ability in life.
Schumer and Dunham’s version of feminism likely would have gone unquestioned against its old definition, but today, representing the voices of your lookalikes and bashing all other women should not and cannot be tolerated.
Younger women are an important target group in any presidential election. They may not always have the same political views as their older counterparts, as this election especially shows.