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Iran's First International Marathon Bans Women From Participating

The 'TehRUN,' which took place in Tehran on Friday is considered the Iranian capital's 'first international marathon.' It was not hard to identify the... Read More »

Tags: Iran, Marathon, Race, Run, Women

Serena Williams Gets Candid With Common in Interview On Race, Gender, and Fame

When it comes to MAKER Serena Williams, there is seemingly nothing she cannot do. From her impeccable strength and talent both on and off the court, t... Read More »

Why Margaret Cho and Awkafina's "Green Tea" Is for Every Woman of Color

MAKER Margaret Cho and rapper and television personality Awkwafina just teamed up in a new music video confronting and re-purposing the stereotypes me... Read More »

Meet the Woman Shaking Up Kentucky Politics

By Krystal Marie Ball For the first time in nearly 20 years, a black woman has been elected to the Kentucky State Legislature. After winning a 3-way D... Read More »

A 9-Year-Old Girl Just Completed a Navy SEAL-Inspired Race for This Reason

Milla Bizzotto is a girl on a mi ion, and the way she’s doing it is inspiring all of us to be strong. The 53-pound 9 year old from South Florida just... Read More »