women’s history month

Her Source: UFC Flyweight Champion Valentina Shevchenko Talks Girl Power

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March is Women’s History Month and UFC Flyweight Champion Valentina Shevchenko is no stranger to making history. The Russian born, Kyrgyzstani-Peruvian became champion at UFC 231 after defeating Joanna Jędrzejczyk back in 2018. Since then the former Muay Thai world champion has successfully defended her UFC title three times. Shevchenko stopped by THE SOURCE office […]

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During this Women’s History Month, women around the world have cause to celebrate- more women are holding political, economic, and social power than ever before and many governments around the world are working towards improving women’s rights and opportunities. One group that serves as an inspiration, despite facing one of the harshest experiences in recent […]

Women’s History Month On Pandora: 10 Women Behind The Hits

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This Women’s History Month we’re celebrating the females that are sometimes behind the scenes making big things happen in the music industry. Masters like Carole King, Dolly Parton and Missy Elliott helped pave the way, garnering hundreds of hits between them while bringing out the best in the artists they’ve worked with, paving the way […]

Forever 21 & Girls Inc. Enlist Bia, Natti Natasha and More For International Women’s Day Capsule Collection

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Although we’ll proudly be celebrating Women’s History Month for all of March, this week ends on a special occasion as March 8 officially marks International Women’s Day! Forever 21 decided to ring in the festivities on a fashionable note with help from the inspirational non-profit organization Girls Inc., giving the ladies a capsule collection filled […]

New Documentary Shines Light on Influential Women

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Although 2019 is barely in its infancy, one thing is for certain- this is the year of the documentary. From Finding Neverland to Abducted in Plain Sight to the Oscar-winning Free Solo and Period. End of Sentence as well as dozens of other highly acclaimed Sundance debuts, documentaries are making a splash in the film […]

Foot Locker Kicked Off Women’s History Month With a ‘Women In Culture’ Event at the New Power Store in Philly

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March officially begins the month-long celebration of Women’s History Month, where we celebrate the contributions and historic accomplishments of women from the past, present and future alike. Those feats translate over a multitude of platforms, and Foot Locker decided to highlight the impact women have made on sneaker culture with a weekend full of activities […]

HERSource Celebrates Roxanne Shante For Women’s History Month

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Today for Women’s History Month we celebrate the legacy of Roxanne Shante who was one of the first female rappers to hit the Hip Hop Scene. She’s known for her popular hip hop rival tracks during the mid-1980s, particularly her response to hip-hop trio U.T.F.O.  “Roxanne, Roxanne”. Her diss track was called “Roxanne’s Revenge” produced by Marley […]

The First Ladies Of Rap: MC Lyte

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The First Ladies of Rap and Hip Hop culture are all forward-thinking pioneers whose legacies, both individual and collective, are undeniable. While these women don’t technically require a proper introduction at this stage in their careers as veterans, there’s no better time than Women’s History Month to celebrate the achievements, challenges overcome and contributions each have made over the […]

The Life & Achievements Of Michelle Obama Prior To Being The First Black FLOTUS

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Unfortunately, when a woman marries someone successful, society most often tends to forget her achievements away from that relationship. In honor of Women’s History Month, HERSource is delving into the life and achievements of Michelle LaVaughn Robinson, who later became Mrs. Obama and the first Black First Lady of the United States of America on […]

Girl Group Tribute: The Ladies of 702

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Remember throwing your hands in the air, and turning up the volume when the 90s hit “Where My Girls At?” came on the radio? In the late 90s, Las Vegas twin sisters Irish and Orish Grinstead along with their other sister LeMisha were discovered in the popular Ceasar’s Palace lobby where they occasionally sang by […]

HERSource Salutes: Queen Latifah

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HERSource is bringing in Women’s History Month with a fun photo series featuring some of the most legendary women in Hip Hop. In celebration of the ladies’ contributions to the music and culture, we revamped their iconic images featuring different models for a new editorial shoot we’ll be rolling out each day this week. We’re […]

President Obama Talks Women Facing Internet Harassment

On Wednesday afternoon [March 16] President Barack Obama held a reception at the White House in honor of Women’s History Month, where he made a few remarks regarding First Lady Michelle Obama‘s launch of a new Let Girls Learn initiative in Austin, TX, according to the Huffington Post. Obama discussed a number of important topics […]

HERSource Salutes: Lil Kim

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HERSource is bringing in Women’s History Month with a fun photo series featuring some of the most legendary women in Hip Hop. In celebration of the ladies’ contributions to the music and culture, we revamped their iconic images featuring different models for a new editorial shoot we’ll be rolling out each day this week. Today […]

HERSource Salutes: Left Eye

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HERSource is bringing in Women’s History Month with a fun photo series featuring some of the most legendary women in Hip Hop. In celebration of the ladies’ contributions to the music and culture, we revamped their iconic images featuring different models for a new editorial shoot we’ll be rolling out each day this week. We’re […]

HERSource Salutes: Nicki Minaj

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HERSource is bringing in Women’s History Month with a fun photo series featuring some of the most legendary women in Hip Hop. In celebration of the ladies’ contributions to the music and culture, we revamped their iconic images featuring different models for a new editorial shoot we’ll be rolling out each day this week. We’re […]

The Overlooked Contributions Of 10 Black Women In Science

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Math and science have always been considered “male subjects” as they involve logic and numbers, which apparently emotional females cannot handle. This stereotype starts with gender-based toys that tell little girls to concern themselves with dolls and hair care, while boys get chemistry sets and bricks to demolish. The encouragement, or lack thereof, from parents […]