Susan B. Anthony Commits a Federal Crime and Votes

March 8, 2015 0

Anthony (L) and Stanton (R)

“If you refuse us our rights as citizens, I will bring charges against you in Criminal Court and I will sue each of you personally for large, exemplary damages!I know I can win. I have Judge Selden as a lawyer. […]

The Mysterious Life of Isabelle Eberhardt

March 7, 2015 0

“I am not afraid of death, but would not want to die in some obscure or pointless way.” – Isabelle Eberhardt (1877-1904), some have labeled her a “cross-dresser”, but according to her diaries, she dressed as a man in order to be “free.” […]

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 Woman Invented That?

February 21, 2011 0

Need a invention that will lower, even eliminate our dependence on oil?  Look to a woman.  According to the 2011 Lemelson-MIT Invention Index, which measures Americans’ perceptions on inventing and innovations, women ages 16-25 “indicate […]

When Marriage was a Felony: One Woman’s Fight

January 18, 2011 0

On June 2nd, 1958, Mildred Dolores Jeter married her longtime sweetheart Richard Perry Loving in Washington, D.C. She was just 18 and pregnant with their first child. Five weeks after the wedding, on July 14th, […]

FROM THE VAULT: John Glenn Sucks

September 10, 2010 0

“My mother could probably pass the physical exam that they give preseason for the Redskins, but I doubt if she could play too many games for them.” John Glenn, (July 18, 1962) testimony before the […]

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