• GGM Reports From The Streets Of Chicago

    July 29, 2014 By GlobalGirl Media Chicago Global Girl Media reporters went out to the streets of the Windy City, Chicago, to investigate what issues concern society the most. In this piece, GGM concluded that the youth is engaged and aware of serious issues affecting their surrounding. Some expressed their power and acknowledged that they were #BornFree.

  • To Be A Girl In Chicago

    To Be A Girl In Chicago  Spoken Words By Nina Greene, Alondra Garcia, Courtney Johnson and J’Doria Taylor To be a girl in Chicago To others we ain’t nothing but gold digging thots We expected to give up what the boys want leaving behind all respect for ourselves… others assuming it ain’t a lot We are girls Always judged but [...]

    To Be A Girl In Chicago
  • GIRL

    GIRL Spoken Words By Teka Johnson, Shakyra Jones, Che’mari Kent, Shalonda Cox and Natalie Gutierrez           In my community the boys will decide what your character will be Will she be the neighborhood thot Or will she be wifey material Smash or pass My mom saw the grown men down the street holla at me Now [...]

    GIRL
  • Typical Teens

    Typical Teens Spoken Words By Jhane Dameron, Kristen Bradley, Ja’Mir Rodgers-Martin and Yesenia Gutierrez Typical Teens YOU REALLY THINK YOU’RE COOL When really all you do is drool Over worthless boys That only see you as toys? Wearing all that makeup And crying over a breakup Is very pathetic and dumb It’s not like you’re going numb Batting your eyes [...]

    Typical Teens
  • Because You’re Human

    Because You’re Human  Spoken Words By Madison Holmes, Alexis Smith and Ebony Marshall           Because you’re a girl You paint your face Your nails are every color but their own Your shorts are skintight The amount of midriff you show equates to the amount of love you get The way you speak equals your worth Heels [...]

    Because You’re Human
  • GGM Chicago Reflects On Violence

    Chicago is one of the most violent cities in the U.S. Over the past weekend at least 40 people were shot and 4 were killed. Tragically this is a common headline in the city we call home. Since the beginning of 2014, 183 people have died due to gun violence.The reality of everyday life for many who live in Chicago [...]

    GGM Chicago Reflects On Violence
  • Empowerment Project Accomplished

    By Narina Jones On August 17th, the Kickstarter-funded documentary film, The Empowerment Project, about “ordinary women doing extraordinary things” had it’s Oakland debut-screening at The New Parkway Theater. The screening was hosted by Camp Reel Stories, a non-profit organization that teaches young girls ages 13 – 18 to learn how to make movies during a one-week media camp.  Luckily, the [...]

    Empowerment Project Accomplished
  • LIVING OFF TIPS

    Low wage tipped workers in restaurants are predominantly women, and women of color, making an average of $2.50 an hour as tipped workers. GlobalGirl Media Chicago tells the story of Aisha Thurman and her two daughters, who are “living off tips,” in Detroit, Michigan, dealing with sexual harassment, job insecurity, for $2.65 an hour. The federal minimum wage for tipped [...]

  • NBC4AWARDS LUNCH

    GlobalGirl Alejandra and Rebecca cover the NBC4 Girl Empowerment “Forgiving for Living” Awards Event at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel, held in April, 2014.  

  • MOROCCO MIGRANTS

    On March 20. 2014, in Rabat, Morocco, the partners of the Tamkine-Migrants Project held a séminar on The Social Integration of migrants in Morocco. The seminar was attended by Abdelfettah Sahibi, the Secreatary General in charge of Moroccan Residents Abroad and Migration Affairs, as well as Rupert Joy, the Ambassador of the European Union in Morocco. More than 100 participants exchanged [...]

Top News

GGM Oakland: Oakland Global Girls

GGM Oakland: Oakland Global Girls

July 2, 2014 By: Paradise Austin Being apart of the Oakland Global Girls is such a great experience. We learn a lot about technology, photography, journalism and the media.... Read more.


Womens Rights/Human Rights

MOROCCO MIGRANTS

On March 20. 2014, in Rabat, Morocco, the partners of the Tamkine-Migrants Project held a séminar on The Social Integration of migrants in Morocco. The seminar was attended... Read more.


Health & Environment

GGM Oakland: Love Yourself

GGM Oakland: Love Yourself

July 2, 2014 By: Jayla Davis A lot of young girls now a days deal with a lot of insecurity issues, and they way society treats and portrays women in the media doesn’t make... Read more.


Politics & Society

Spoken Word To The World

Spoken Word To The World

By Imani Turner July 30, 2014 Nothing but stereotypes and gun fights. Nothing but girls and boys aunt doing right. Nothing but homeless people begging on their feet and tons... Read more.


Arts & Culture

Spoken Word To The World

Spoken Word To The World

By Imani Turner July 30, 2014 Nothing but stereotypes and gun fights. Nothing but girls and boys aunt doing right. Nothing but homeless people begging on their feet and tons... Read more.