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My Invented Country: A Nostalgic Journey Through Chile by Isabel Allende, translated by Margaret Sayers Peden


  My Invented Country is a different kind of memoir. Allende’s personal memoir was Paula, but as it says in the title, this one is about Chile. 766 more words


How Women Got Crowded Out of the Computing Revolution

In fact, at the dawn of the computing revolution women, not men, dominated software programming. The story of how software became reconstructed as a guy’s job makes clear that the scarcity of female programmers today has nothing at all to do with biology. 220 more words


Know your HERstory: The Story of Head Scarves

Disclaimer: I would like to let it be known that in no way am I saying that headscarves on black women existed solely after 1785 in Louisiana. 451 more words


STT - Best Served Coldly

The trouble with this week’s story is that it absolutely loses the anonymity I’ve been hiding behind this entire time, which is part of the charm of the tale. 1,520 more words


|Words to Korryn.|

August 1, 2017

On this day one year ago, Korryn Gaines was murdered by the Baltimore County Police Department. Not to our surprise, her name was slandered and character vilified. 173 more words



A part of me has always felt I’ve needed an element of sadness to write. At some point in my life it became my biggest motivator; the driving force to tell my stories and channel those places inside myself where the curtains are always drawn. 176 more words



The last three words my sweetheart and I speak to each other before hanging up the phone are “I love you.” We say the same in public places whenever going our separate ways, when exiting the house either alone or together, and before falling asleep each night. 759 more words