Magic Moments: Books, ‘Hope’ Posters, ‘Hidden Figures’

We could all use a little bit of magic in our lives. So, we created Magic Moments where we round up some of the best tidbits of female empowerment and general awesomeness of the week. Check it out!

4-Year-Old Takes ‘Book Worm’ to the Next Level

Daliyah Marie Arana has read more than a thousand books in the past few years. She recently had the opportunity to be “Librarian For The Day” at the Library of Congress, which is just one more reason she’s better than us all.

Keeping Hope Alive

The artist who created President Obama’s legendary “Hope” posters has created gripping posters in the same style to be placed throughout Washington DC on Inauguration Day to “reject the hate, fear, and open racism that were normalized during the 2016 presidential campaign.” The project’s Kickstarter campaign raised $1,365,105, surpassing its $60,000 goal.

Credit: The Amplifier Foundation

‘Hidden Figures’ – Hidden No More

Despite all “conventional” wisdom, “Hidden Figures” has been the #1 movie in the country for the past two weeks. Taylor Richardson, 13, is a future astronaut who has raised over $14,000 to send 100 girls to a screening. Here’s to hoping we uncover and depict more of these inspiring stories on the page and screen.

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