According to the Merriam-Webster online dictionary, the word “Murraya” is defined as a genus of tropical Asiatic and Australian trees (family Rutaceae) having pinnate leaves and flowers with imbricated petals. However, to a young 14-year-old girl from New Orleans, Louisiana by the name of Zaila Avant-garde, the word “Murraya” means a whole lot more thanContinue reading “Congrats to #ZailaAvantGarde on Winning the #Scripps National #SpellingBee!!”
Peter Westbrook speaking to his Fencers at the Fencers Club in New York City.
It’s hard to believe it’s been one whole year since Brooklyn rap phenomenon Pop Smoke (born Bashar Barakah Jackson) passed away. The young, talented rapper was just getting his feet wet and becoming a huge force to be reckoned with in the music world when he was taken away from us during a home invasionContinue reading “Audrey Jackson Is Making Sure the Legacy of #PopSmoke Continues Through His #ShootForTheStars Foundation!”
You couldn’t have told me three months ago that this would be the state of the 🌍 today! Everyday it seems like something new is threatening our normal lives. It feels like we’re living in the Apocalypse. As humans and as a Black woman —especially, I’m aware of struggling and facing adversity first hand. ButContinue reading “#StayStrong and #KeepStriving! -xoxo #BrooklynGirlCode™🖤”
It was a #SundayFunday for #BrooklynGirlCode this past weekend when we spent the day at the Brooklyn Bridge Fencing Club with NowThis Sports!
#BrooklynGirlCode will be heading to Philly this weekend to watch the lovely young ladies pictured above and the rest of the Division I Temple University Women’s Fencing team win at the 38th Annual Temple Open! The event which is the largest collegiate individual meet in the country will be held this year at theContinue reading “The 38th Annual #TempleOpen Goes Down This Weekend at #TempleUniversity!”
So many great things happened in the world of sports this past week, that we had to spread some of the love over here at Brooklyn Girl Code! Florida native, Sloane Stephens won her first U.S. Open title on Saturday, September 9th beating out Madison Keys who was the No. 15-seed. With this win, StephensContinue reading “#SloaneStephens #Wins All at the #USOPEN, #WorldFencingDay Makes Its Debut and #TracyMcGrady Gets Inducted into the Basketball #HallofFame!”
The votes are all in and it’s official! Our beloved President Barack Obama is on his way out of the White House and Donald Trump is on his way in! *Takes 5 minute break to digest what I just typed.* Still, with that being said, nothing can take away from the two great terms thatContinue reading “#TheAudacityOfHope: Obama’s Best White House Photos”