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Alice Walker

Oh, So THAT'S Why Wikipedia Removed all the Women From Its List of American Novelists...

In late 2013, a reporter at the New York Times made a startling observation: that Wikipedia had gradually started removing women authors from its "American Novelists" list—and, instead, siloing them in a new category: "American Women Novelists." 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 »

Happy Mother's Day! 10 Quotes From MAKERS On Their Mothers

Happy Mother's Day! MAKERS is happy to take this opportunity to honor what it means to be a mother and the impact mothers and motherhood have on the incredible women who make up  Read More »

MAKERS Celebrates Black History Month: What I Learned From My Mother

To mark the beginning of February's Black History Month, we wanted to dig a little deeper into the personal histories of some of our African American MAKERS. For many of us, our history begins with our mothers. So, in today's MAKERS playlist, 5 MAKERS who have made impacts in fields from humans rights and education to literature and business, talk about the women who taught them about strength: their mothers. Read More »

5 MAKERS Share Stories of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy is a powerful and far-reaching one, extending way beyond his short life. His leadership moved a generation to do something bigger than themselves, including five MAKERS who transformed the world as groundbreakers in their own right. From seeing him on television to meeting him face-to-face, see how King impacted these five MAKERS' determination to make change.      Read More »

New MAKERS: Alice Walker and Meg Whitman

Today we launched interviews with two new women on Alice Walker and Meg Whitman.  Both women are celebrated the world-over in their respective fields, and are incredibly deserving of these accolades. Read More »