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Yeah Zoe!

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Whoopi. Direct From Broadway. 1985.

Seriously amazing. I laughed, I cried. Crazy how these themes from 1985 still apply to 2014.

The more I learn about Whoopi and her body of work, the more I love her.

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Happy Birthday.

Happy Birthday.

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"It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs, who comes short again and again, because there is no effort without error and shortcoming; but who does actually strive to do the deeds; who knows great enthusiasms, the great devotions; who spends himself in a worthy cause; who at the best knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who neither know victory nor defeat."

Theodore Roosevelt

Excerpt from the speech “Citizenship In A Republic”

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"Decide that you want it more than you are afraid of it."

— Bill Cosby, via a  friend who also quoted wise words from Joseline Hernandez in the same breath. 

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Mike McManus, Artist, Bronx, NY
"To Temper" mask series

One of my favorite peeps.

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"Anytime you’re gonna grow, you’re gonna lose something. You’re losing what you’re hanging onto to keep safe. You’re losing habits that you’re comfortable with, you’re losing familiarity."

— James Hillman (via onlinecounsellingcollege)

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Zoe Saldana in “The Woman Within” photographed by Matteo Montanari for The Edit

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Cuz I felt like writing on the article too. 
The First Woman to Get a Ph.D. in Computer Science From MIT 

Cuz I felt like writing on the article too. 

The First Woman to Get a Ph.D. in Computer Science From MIT 

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Q: Can you talk a bit about what it was like being a woman at MIT during that time?

A: I think I was in the first big co-ed class. There had been women at MIT for … forever, I’d have to check.

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The First Woman to Get a Ph.D. in Computer Science From MIT - Rebecca J. Rosen - The Atlantic

What’s funny about this quote is that she graduated MIT in the 60s/70s. I graduated from MIT 35 years later and they said the same thing about my class: it was the first big co-ed class.