Power Behind the Words: Rheonna Thornton

Power Behind the Words: Rheonna Thornton

Finding Strength in a Verse Rheonna Thornton is giving women the power to use their voice — and words — in a way that is transformative. A connoisseur of language, Rheonna is celebrating the sixth anniversary of her Lipstick Wars Poetry Slam, which is a spoken...
Power Behind the Words: Felicia Mabuza Nixon

Power Behind the Words: Felicia Mabuza Nixon

“In the back of my mind was always my mother saying ‘writing is just a hobby…you can’t do that…you have to have a career,’ which is why I got an undergraduate degree at IUS, and have since earned five Master degrees. But I always came back to writing. I find myself in...