Black History Month & The Youth Movement

In light of Black History Month, we at MEDIAGIRLS would like to commemorate a special individual that shares the same goals as our organization and girls+ community. One dominant historical figure, Martin Luther King Jr., enters the minds of many when reflecting on this month and its meaning. Although Martin Luther King Jr’s birthday and […]

Today’s Black History Makers

In honor of Black History Month, we asked our Youth Advisory Board: who is a Black girl or woman who you think deserves to be recognized today, tomorrow, and decades from now? Who is out there making history right now? Here’s who they chose… Ria L. selected Jess Guilbeaux! “Jess Guilbeaux is a strong Black […]

8 Movies About Black Women Who Made History

Black History Month is here! In light of this celebration, our MEDIAGIRLS team picked eight movies about Black women who made history. Get your popcorn ready! Your next movie night will be HISTORIC.  Queen Of Katwe (This film is rated PG.) Queen of Katwe tells the story of Phiona Mutesi, a Ugandan national chess champion. […]