Exceptional Woman Disses? You Decide.

April 1, 2018 0

She tells of Wright ordering a series of sketches from her resulting in “a revolutionary design…” which she later saw Wright claim as his own as he resold it to a later client. […]

On this MLK Day, Remember to Honor His Mother

January 15, 2018 0

The Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. said, “It really boils down to this: that all life is interrelated. We are all caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tired into a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one destiny, affects all indirectly.” […]

I Wish I Could Follow my own Convictions

March 17, 2016 0

Mary Wollstonecraft (1759-1797) is one of my favorite subjects because she was a paradox in the truest form – ‘practice what I preach, not what I do.’ She was the second of six children born […]

My Favorite St. Patrick’s Day Joke

March 17, 2016 0

The Pope goes to New York. He is picked up at the airport by a limousine. He looks at the beautiful car and says to the driver, “You know, I hardly ever get to drive. Would you please let me?” […]

The Power of a Dream

March 14, 2016 0

In 1967, dancer Marta Beckett (1924) and her husband of five years were touring in California and decided to spend a few days camping in Death Valley. A fateful flat tire sent them to the […]

We Believe Betsy Ross

March 13, 2016 0

In March 1870, William Canby, the grandson of seamstress Betsy Ross submitted a paper to the Pennsylvania Historical Society recounting a secret meeting by Continental Congress representatives – George Washington, Robert Morris and Colonel George […]

I see humans, but no humanity.

March 6, 2016 0

You can’t regulate kindness or institute an empathy rule. I know that now. For the past five months, I’ve seen many humans, but so little humanity. Worse, cruelty is openly exacted on the broken souls who […]

Before Rosa, There was Ida

July 16, 2015 0

“I refused, saying that the forward car was a smoker, and as I was in the ladies’ car, I proposed to stay. . . [The conductor] tried to drag me out of the seat, but the moment he caught hold of my arm I fastened my teeth in the back of his hand. I had braced my feet against the seat in front and was holding to the back……” He…and another man succeeded in dragging me out.” – Ida B. Wells 1884 […]

Carli Lloyd Answers the Tough Questions

July 6, 2015 0

You can’t rely on talent alone. I had talent, but I wouldn’t be where I am today without hard work. I train a lot, probably more than most people. I am always being a professional around the clock. It is important to be dedicated. It takes a lot of sacrifice to get where I am. […]

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