In a world that too often tells little girls to choose between womanhood and success, between femininity and a seat at the head of the table, both onscreen and off Kerry Washington embodies the promise that lives in all our young people to shape their own destinies and succeed as ‘gladiators’ for the causes in which they believe.
Happy Earth Day from Oxford Journals!
Climate change, greenhouse emissions, urbanization, and agricultural policy are just a few of the most important environmental issues of our day.
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“I think the main thing a musician would like to do is give a picture to the listener of the many wonderful things that he knows of and senses in the universe.” —John Coltrane
Pictured: John Coltrane’s Selmer Mark VI tenor saxophone. More about his legacy and what is widely considered to be the best jazz album of all time, A Love Supreme
And for about the millionth time in her life she felt an overwhelming gratitude for her best friend. Because she knew he wouldn’t mention this afterward; she knew he wouldn’t take it as a sign that she was losing her nerve or was in too deep. There weren’t many people in this world who would let you be vulnerable and still believe you were strong.