When 30-year-old then-Georgetown Law Student Sandra Fluke was denied the chance to testify before a Congressional committee on the role birth control plays in the lives of women on Catholic university campuses, she ignited a firestorm of controversy that incensed conservative commentator Rush Limbaugh so much that he devoted several days worth of his program to hurling sexist insults at her. But Fluke didn’t fight fire with fire; instead, she responded with dignity, poise, and class, and has emerged as an important voice of reason in the political cacophony that has been the War on Women.
As News Director and on air personality at New York City’s top hip-hop and R&B radio station Hot 97, Miss Info is the widely revered town crier of the hip-hop community. Born Minya Oh, the daughter of Korean immigrants, she’s used her wit and Ivy League education to lend a credibility and depth to her brand of celebrity gossip. Honing her craft as an editor at the biggest magazines in the industry — The Source, Vibe, XXL, and Rolling Stone — Oh went on to be work at MTV News and VH1, and wrote a hip-hop fashion book (Bling Bling: Hip Hop’s Crown Jewels) before starting her critically acclaimed hip hop blog, MissInfo.tv. Frank and fearless, she’s been outspoken about the portrayal of Asian Americans in media.