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Meet 'Maggie the Indestructible,' the Woman who Shot the First Cover Story for LIFE Magazine

Photographer Margaret Bourke White’s coworkers called her “Maggie the Indestructible” because she often risked her life—and came out fighting—for powerful photos. She was stranded in the arctic and survived a helicopter crash in the Chesapeake Bay, among other adventures. In 1930. Read More »

Toni Morrison Schools Stephen Colbert on Race

83-year-old award-winning author Toni Morrison made a hilarious and enlightening appearance on The Colbert Report on Wednesday. The Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient schooled Mr. Colbert on race issues in the US.  Read More »

Giving Thanks: Celebrate the Season with MAKERS

The three words (okay, phrases) U.S. CTO Megan Smith would use to describe herself are “change agent, all over the map, and thankful.” Those might also be apt descriptions for MAKERS as a whole.  Read More »

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A Role Model For Our Times: Katniss Everdeen's Unassuming Heroism

Katniss Everdeen never set out to be a warrior or a hero - she wanted to protect her family and save her sister from the horror of the Hunger Games. Read More »

Taylor, Britney, Beyoncé: A Look at Recent Legends Onstage at the American Music Awards

The American Music Awards aims to showcase the year’s “most influential and iconic artists,” and though it holds less musical clout than the Grammys earlier on in the year, the ceremony still packs an entertainment punch: top performers turn out to show off their talents, and some arti Read More »

Remember My Name: Mo'ne Davis to Release Memoir

Mo'ne Davis, the 13-year-old pitching phenom who took the sports world by storm with a 70 mph fastball, will release a memoir in March titled Mo'ne Davis: Remember My Name. Read More »

Diane Von Furstenberg: Inspirational Words for Independent Women

This year marks the 40th anniversary of Diane Von Furstenberg’s iconic wrap dress, a garment that has charmed generations of women. When Von Furstenberg created it, the dress became a symbol of empowerment for DVF herself. Read More »

Confronting Assumption: The Case for Banksy as a Woman

HBO’s Banksy Does New York documentary looks back at the British street artist’s 2013 month-long residency in the Big Apple. Read More »

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Katherine G. Johnson Honored by National Women's History Museum

On November 17th, MAKER Katherine Johnson will be honored with a Living Legacy Award alongside Goldieblox Founder Debbie Sterling, and The Honorable Sally Jewel, U.S. Read More »

Emma Stone's Cabaret Debut, Plus 8 Other Famous Women on Broadway in 2014

On Wednesday night, Emma Stone made her Broadway debut as Sally Bowles in Cabaret, now playing at Studio 54. Read More »

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