Magnolia Maymuru: How this Australian Model is Inspiring other Indigenous Girls

Maminydjama Magnolia Maymuru’s story exploded through the news channels and social media after she was selected as the Miss World Australia pageant’s first-ever Northern Territory candidate in May. Maymuru was “discovered” in 2014 while withdrawing some cash from an ATM in her home region of Yirrkala, in North East Arnhem. At first, Maymuru deflected the idea…

Belle of the Ball: Barack and Michelle’s Final State Dinner

“Today is bittersweet for Michelle and I because this marks the final official visit and state dinner of my presidency. But it’s OK. We saved the best for last,” President Obama said, kicking off their star-studded, going away dinner. Organized in honor of Italy’s Prime Minister Matteo Renzi and his wife, Agnese Landini, the Obamas didn’t…

The National Museum of African American History and Culture Paints a Full Picture

  Decades of planning and organization finally came to fruition on September 24, 2016, when the National Museum of African American History and Culture opened on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. The new building is part of the Smithsonian Institution and was dedicated by President Barack Obama. The idea for a national gallery celebrating…