Rewriting History: Freeing Stagecoach Mary

March 23, 2014 0

Mary’s story could be told in her photo. From the beginning, I just couldn’t reconcile the heartbreak in her face with the story posted, nor did it fit with the way women or African-Americans were treated in the lat 1800s. […]

A Letter to America’s Girls and their Moms

June 23, 2012 0

Dear Future Women Leaders: In 1940, a young boy named Birch Bayh sat at the breakfast table with his little sister listening to his father tell about his forthcoming congressional testimony. Their father was an […]

Do You Think Slutty Wednesday Will Catch On?

June 9, 2012 0

“We work our asses off here, and school is about learning. Clothing is not important,” said ninth-grader Lucy Greider, who said she has been sent to the office 10 times this school year for showing […]

Afghanistan Needs a Woman Warrior

February 2, 2012 0

It was Friedrich Nietzsche that said, “That which does not kill us makes us stronger.” I’m not surprised it was a man, because it seems the correct adage for a woman would be “That which […]

Happy Thanksgiving thanks to a Woman!

November 24, 2011 0

Most people don’t know the history of Thanksgiving beyond the story of the Pilgrims and the Wampanoag Indians sitting down as friends to celebrate the harvest of 1621 after a long, difficult winter.   [As an […]

Wear White Now and Forever. Amen.

September 5, 2011 0

In 1882, Peter J. McGuire, vice president of the American Federation of Labor proposed “Labor Day,” and a resolution was set forth in 1884 by A.C. Cameron, “Resolved that the first Monday in September of […]

U.S. Women to Church Leaders – Count Me Out

August 8, 2011 0

No population group among the sixty segments examined has gone through more spiritual changes in the past two decades than women. – The Barna Group An excerpt from Dorothy Richardson’s Pilgrimage, Vol. II (1938) reads, […]

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