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Amy Poehler's Smart Girls  Best friends Amy Poehler & Meredith Walker created Smart Girls to celebrate your truest self. Why? Because you change the world by being yourself! 💕🦄

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We spent the day at @GiphyStudios with the skater girls of @MSRPRSNTD: a photography exhibition that shines a light on the misrepresentation of women of color in media and the underrepresentation of skater girls of color. 👀 our Instagram story for a behind-the-scenes look and to learn more!

Happy birthday to #DorothyParker, American poet, satirist and critic best known for her wisecracks and sharp wit. Her writing graced the pages of @VogueMagazine, @VanityFair, and @NewYorkerMag, and she was a founding member of the Algonquin Round Table, a famous 20th century New York literary circle. (📷: Getty Images)

Meet the creator of Arranged! Link to full story in bio.
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Nashra Balagamwala is a Pakistani designer living in New York City. “The inspiration behind creating Arranged! was my own journey and struggle to avoid getting an Arranged Marriage,” said Nashra. “As well as watching my friends get forced into loveless marriages with strangers their family picked for them.”

Here are some of @NASA's #eclipse2017 safety tips. Please see full NASA safety page for complete info go.nasa.gov/2fX78Py. 👉 "The only safe way to look directly at the uneclipsed or partially eclipsed sun is through special-purpose solar filters, such as 'eclipse glasses' or hand-held solar viewers. Homemade filters or ordinary sunglasses, even very dark ones, are not safe for looking at the sun; they transmit thousands of times too much sunlight. Refer to the American Astronomical Society (AAS) Reputable Vendors of Solar Filters & Viewers page for a list of manufacturers and authorized dealers of eclipse glasses and handheld solar viewers verified to be compliant with the ISO 12312-2 international safety standard for such products." - @NASA

What are your #solareclipse plans for Monday August 21st? Tell us in the comments! 🌞 Learn more at https://go.nasa.gov/2jnDQGG. Enjoy the view!

Actress & director @MissJudyGreer shares her ❤️ for #HarperLee's #ToKillAMockingbird & #DonnaTartt's #TheGoldfinch in today's #FridayReads! 📚 Let us know the titles of your favorite summer reads in the comments!

Happy birthday to computer scientist and engineer #MargaretHamilton, who developed software for NASA’s Apollo space program in the late 1960s. Margaret’s code sent humans to the moon! President @BarackObama awarded her the Presidential Medal of Freedom last November. (📷: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) #tbt

Calling out racism is not complicated.

Happy 79th birthday to Congresswoman “Auntie” Maxine Waters, representing California’s 43rd district! Serving in Congress since 1991, Auntie Maxine is the most senior black woman in the House and a former chair of the Congressional Black Caucus. She has championed black women and helped young people in public housing get job training. Auntie Maxine has gone viral several times this year – “Reclaiming her time” after being interrupted by Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, and standing up to Bill O’Reilly: “I’m a strong black woman, and I cannot be intimidated.” (📷: Getty Images)

"As a woman, a journalist and a producer, #LindaEllerbee​ did the difficult things that opened doors for so many of us.” ❤️ Click the link in the bio to read more from Smart Girls co-founder Meredith Walker (@puzzlesmom)! Happy Birthday, Linda! (📷: Nick News)

Meet Adrienne Williams, the Smart Girl behind @MSRPRSNTD: a photography exhibition that shines a light on the misrepresentation of women of color in media and the underrepresentation of skater girls of color.

Happy birthday to pioneering journalist, activist and Smart Girl #EthelPayne. Known as the “first lady of the black press", Ethel reported on key events in the Civil Rights Movement including the Montgomery bus boycott, the desegregation of Little Rock Central High School and the 1963 March on Washington. She became the first black female radio and television commentator on a national network when CBS hired her in 1972. (📷: Moorland-Spingarn Research Center)

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