These Nayyirah Waheed Poems About Love Are Really Awesome

Nayyirah Waheed is a U.S.-based writer who started writing at the age of 11 when her teacher gave a poetry assignment to her class. She published her first book of poetry, titled Salt, in September of 2013. However, since publishing her poems on the Internet, she has amassed a huge following on social media platforms such as Instagram and Tumblr

When #shepersisted towards new heights

After Elizabeth Warren was silenced in the U.S Senate by Senate leader Mitch McConnel, but still continued to speak, the internet reacted with #shepersisted , a hashtag that women took from McConnel’s statement, “”She was warned. She was given an explanation. Nevertheless, she persisted.”