"Unbought and Unbossed" – The Story of Shirley Chisholm

November 25, 2015 0

She hired only women in her congressional office, 50% were white. She once said, “Tremendous amounts of talent are lost to our society just because that talent wears a skirt.” In 1972, she became the first women to run for the Democratic presidential nomination against George McGovern. She had a diverse base, but knew she would most likely lose. She didn’t do it to win the presidential election. “Chisholm said she ran for the office “in spite of hopeless odds… to demonstrate the sheer will and refusal to accept the status quo.”‘ […]

Why Did it Take Women to Bring Down Sandusky?

November 2, 2012 0

When women see Joe Paterno, they see a football coach.  Apparently, when the Penn State campus police, the Penn State Athletic Director, its President and a graduate assistant see him, they see legend.  Or at […]

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 […]


October 26, 2011 0

Can women really delay their baby’s birth by simply willing it?  Yale researchers noticed an interesting blip in U.S. birth rates on October 31st.  WaHaHaHa! [cue the scary music]. Lead author of the study, Becca Levy, […]

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