As a white girl from a very small town in New Hampshire, I’m hardly an expert on the history and accomplishments of black women. Nevertheless, I ended up giving a presentation on this very topic to a group of sixth and seventh grade girls on Monday.
I recently started volunteering with Girl Up, a United Nations Foundation national campaign for girls. The organization, which “engages girls to take action,” has numerous chapters and clubs around the country, including one at a middle school in my city. Continue reading Girl Up does Black (women) History Month