Misty Copeland is More Than Just a Ballerina

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Misty Copeland is only the third black woman in history to be named a soloist in the American Ballet Theater (ABT) and the first in the last two decades. Though she is now one of the most recognizable names in ballet, her humble beginnings are what make her an empowering example for young girls everywhere. To think, she once considered giving up. [Read more…]

Who’s Shining? “Curly Nikki” Walton is…

curly nikki portaitHave you heard of the online hair blogging sensation Nikki “Curly Nikki” Walton? Well, if you haven’t, you have been out of the loop on all things black hair for at least five years.

Nikki Walton is a best-selling author, blogger, psychotherapist, mommy, and hairlista who started her blog site CurlyNikki.com in October 2008 as a response to a lack of online presence for kinky/curly hair texture experts and advice. She coined the motto “If You’re Not Feeling Your Hair, You’re Not Feeling Yourself…” And, here at The Worth Campaign, we think this young lady is definitely representing all four of the Themes of Worth: Giving, Thriving, Growing, and Shining. [Read more…]