Becoming Greta: ‘Invisible Girl’ to Global Climate Activist, With Bumps Along the Way

www.nytimes.com/2019/02/18/climate/greta-thunburg.html

How a Ballet Dancer Brought Balance to U.C.L.A. Gymnastics

www.nytimes.com/2019/02/18/sports/valorie-kondos-field-ucla-gymnastics.html

Climate strike: Why are students striking and will it have an impact? – BBC News

Across the UK, students are set to take part in a climate strike, but will it make a difference?
— Read on www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-47242477

Toronto’s all-girls baseball league gives girls a much needed chance to play | The Star

Toronto’s all-girls baseball league gives girls a much needed chance to play | The Star
— Read on www-thestar-com.cdn.ampproject.org/c/s/www.thestar.com/amp/opinion/editorials/2018/04/11/torontos-all-girls-baseball-league-gives-girls-a-much-needed-chance-to-play.html

Blackball: The Negro Leagues and the Blues featuring the Marcus Shelby Quintet | San Francisco Classical Voice

Blackball: The Negro Leagues and the Blues featuring the Marcus Shelby Quintet | San Francisco Classical Voice
— Read on www.sfcv.org/event/concerts-at-the-presidio/blackball-the-negro-leagues-and-the-blues-featuring-the-marcus-shelby

Marcus Shelby debuts ‘Negro Leagues and the Blues’ in SF

S.F. Bay Area musician and composer Marcus Shelby is known for tackling meaty topics — his latest work latest touches on The Negro Leagues.
— Read on www.mercurynews.com/2018/09/04/sf-jazz-composer-marcus-shelby-debuts-negro-leagues-and-the-blues/

Pennsylvania girls form all-female troop after Boy Scouts begin accepting girls – The Hill

thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/430260-pennsylvania-girls-form-first-all-female-boy-scout-troop

Same Sex Couples Sue for the Right to Mary in Japan – NPR

www.npr.org/2019/02/14/694628472/same-sex-couples-sue-for-the-right-to-marry-in-japan

Weed grad is part of all-women’s professional football association

By Skye Kinkade
WASHINGTON, DC – After graduating from Weed High School in 2010 and joining the Air Force in 2013, Sierra Skeen is now a K-9 handler with the US Army and recently became a member of the DC Divas, an all-women’s professional full contact football association based in Washington, DC.
Skeen, age 26, was one of several players from across the country who attended a Jan. 14 press conference on the steps of the National Football League’s headquarters in New York,
— Read on www.ridgecrestca.com/news/20190213/weed-grad-is-part-of-all-womens-professional-football-association

Black women throw curveball in New Orleans baseball • The Tulane Hullabaloo

Back in the heyday of baseball, New Orleans cheered for the Pelicans, a now defunct minor league baseball team that won championships in 1933 and 1934
— Read on tulanehullabaloo.com/45930/sports/black-women-throw-curveball-in-new-orleans-baseball/