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The women of GirlTrek started their journey on International Women’s Day and finally crossed the Mason Dixon Line into Delaware on March 10th also known as Harriet Tubman Day.

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Just ask attorney and professor, Tiffanie Anderson. Her trip to South Africa years ago inspired her to create an avenue for Black people (both in the United States and throughout the diaspora), who are anxious to visit and learn more about the motherland.

The post Owner of destination travel management company chases her passion and finds her purpose appeared first on theGrio.

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She's been here for years, but after giving birth to baby girl Alexis Jr., Serena Williams is ready for her big comeback and posted to Instagram to announce her intentions saying:

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As we dive into this special day of actively loving up on women, let us put particular attention towards Black women around the globe.  Instead of just liking a tweet and moving on, here are five practical ways to celebrate Black women in a meaningful way for  International Women's Day and really, any day.

The post 5 Ways to honor Black women on International Women’s Day appeared first on theGrio.

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You may not know the name Storm Reid right now, but by March 10—the day after her $100 million Disney film, A Wrinkle in Time hits theaters—you will.

The post Ava DuVernay on why she fought hard to cast Storm Reid in ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ appeared first on theGrio.

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When Jessica Curry took her 2-year-old daughter, Parker to the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C., a museum that they have visited many times before, she never expected her little girl would become a viral sensation and an inspiration to people all over the world.

The post EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Mother of little girl who met Michelle Obama talks to The Grio about their unforgettable afternoon appeared first on theGrio.

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Students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, returned to classes today. It's been two weeks since suspected gunman Nikolas Cruz opened fire during the school day, killing 17 people...

The post Activist Bree Newsome on why gun control protests and Black Lives Matter are treated differently appeared first on theGrio.

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