Barack Obama has been a model for all Americans. As a father, husband, and man, he has set a standard of respect for women, responsible behavior, and dedication to others that will be his legacy and ours for the history books.
As a woman, I know what systemic oppression feels like. By telling you about my book launch, I'm aiming to celebrate daily life and protect my equilibrium so I can figure out how to handle what comes next.
It was an extension of table etiquette advice – to be sensitive to the difference between public and private situations and to respond appropriately within them. The sitting room is not the dining room nor the palace.
Most of this country’s history — like most Hollywood movies — has been written by white men. 'Hidden Figures' is a great reminder of the unsung African-American women who contributed to all our accomplishments.