Jillian Banks

This weeks artist of the week is an up and coming mysterious singer/songwriter. Jillian Rose Banks, better known as just Banks, is this week #HerartistOfTheWeek for her song Goddess. Banks first started writing songs as a way to deal with her parents divorce. 

Gender, Race, and Health

gender race health I was reading an article for class, out of the Textbook for International Health, in the “Societal determinants of Health and Social Inequalities” chapter, when I came across gender and race and how it related to health. Gender inequalities and gender discrimination are an important determinant of health. Gender refers to social conceptions and roles rather than biological differences. In other … Continue…

John Legend

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This artist of the week is a Grammy Award winner, singer-songwriter, actor, philanthropist, entrepreneur, and feminist. John Roger Stephens, better known as John Legend is the latest #HERartistOfTheWeek. Legend’s music provides a refreshing commitment to changing the landscape of male generated music. Unlike many mainstream male musicians, Legend’s music is about love, hope, and optimism. With themes like these it’s … Continue…

Alicia Keys

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You may be familiar with latest HER Artist of the Week. She is an activist, philanthropist, and Grammy Award winning singer-songwriter. At age 20, Alicia Keys became major figure in pop culture following the release of her first studio album in 2001. Keys’ music consistently provides a refreshing and empowering message. Check out some of her soulful beats below. All three songs incorporate messages of … Continue…

Meghan Trainor

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HER Artist of the Week is a weekly feature on musicians and songs that encourage fair treatment of women and do not advocate for violence against women. After all if all you’re listening to is music that has a negative message toward, you may start repeating it. So, Equality for HER is featuring music that sends a healthy message. Meet the latest HER … Continue…