The Uphill Battle for Women in Rap

The rap movement spawned from the 1978 Hip Hop movement in the Bronx. This movement opened  a way to discuss issues and situations. Over the years, this message has diffused and rap (or hip hop) has become a way to speak on any facet of life.  This movement has spread worldwide to establish a large industry, that has become one of the biggest genres in … Continue reading The Uphill Battle for Women in Rap

Q&A With Debra Wehmeier, Heart of Texas Pregnancy Research Center founder

What inspired you to take on founding these centers? “Well I worked in the apartment industry since was 19 you can do the math here.. I kept getting promoted without really asking for promotions but you know I was over a lot of younger women. And women would come to me with their stuff that was going on in their life. As a supervisor I … Continue reading Q&A With Debra Wehmeier, Heart of Texas Pregnancy Research Center founder

How Texas Sex Education Sets Students Up To Fail

Teenage pregnancy is a heavy topic, one that no one seems to want to talk about. The birth rate for teens aged 15-19 is 22.3 for every group of 1000 women according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Our district talks about teen pregnancy once in our education, squished in with our 7th grade science classes Texas’ public schools’ sexual education course … Continue reading How Texas Sex Education Sets Students Up To Fail