Dot Wilkinson is widely known as one of the greatest Fastpitch Softball players to have ever played the game.
Harriet Powers was a creative African-American quilting genius! She used her quilts to re-tell familiar Bible stories in a unique and fascinating way.
Mary Ann Shadd Cary was a teacher, publisher, lawyer, and civil rights activist who published a weekly newspaper called The Provincial Freeman.
Suffragist vs Suffragette: one was known for peaceful protests and one was known for setting fires and bombing buildings. Find out which is which!
Gertrude B. Elion was a Nobel Prize winning biochemist who developed the first immunosuppressive drug and the first successful antiviral drug.
Through her research work, biologists Stevens discovered that chromosomes are responsible for the sex of humans and every other living organism.
What happened at the Seneca Falls Convention, and what was its significance? Find out the leaders who organized it and and read the summary.
Amelia Bloomer was a women’s rights activist famous for popularizing “bloomers.” A women’s rights activist, writer, and editor, she founded a newspaper called The Lily which she used to advocate for women’s suffrage and temperance as well as more sensible dress for women. The Early Life of Amelia Jenks Bloomer Amelia Bloomer was born Amelia […]
Ever wondered why a married woman can be addressed by her husband’s name? It’s because married women didn’t exist under the law of coverture.
Anna May Wong was the first Chinese-American movie star and the first Asian-American actress to gain international fame. She used her fame and influence to talk about and protest the racist practices in Hollywood, protesting against racist depictions of Chinese characters, and opening up more significant and starring roles for herself and many actors of […]