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We teach girls to shrink themselves, to make themselves smaller. We say to girls, ‘You can have ambition, but not too much. You should aim to be successful, but not too successful. Otherwise you will threaten the man.’ Because I am female, I am expected to aspire to marriage. I am expected to make my life choices always keeping in mind that marriage is the most important. Now marriage can be a source of joy and love and mutual support. But why do we teach girls to aspire to marriage and we don’t teach boys the same? We raise girls to see each other as competitors – not for jobs or for accomplishments, which I think can be a good thing, but for the attention of men. We teach girls that they cannot be sexual beings in the way that boys are.(x)

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Jackie Woodson on NPR discussing BROWN GIRL DREAMING. What an incredible spokeswoman for children’s literature! 

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Work Hard. Play Hard. Look Fabulous.

The school year means lots of late nights (studying in the library, of course) followed by early morning classes. Our college survival kit will make it look like you got your beauty sleep, even when you didn’t go to bed until the sun came up.
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olayfresheffects:

Work Hard. Play Hard. Look Fabulous.

The school year means lots of late nights (studying in the library, of course) followed by early morning classes. Our college survival kit will make it look like you got your beauty sleep, even when you didn’t go to bed until the sun came up.

In The Cabinet