When Dorothy Pitman Hughes (right) was 10, her father was beaten by the Ku Klux Klan and left for dead on the family's front porch in rural Georgia. She prayed that if God saved her father's life, she would dedicate hers to making the world a better place. Later, she started a day care saying "too many women were being forced to leave their children home alone while they worked to feed their families." Her work caught the attention of women's rights activist Gloria Steinem (left).
Isabella MacTavish’s Wedding Dress c1785. Fraser clan tartan. Inverness Museum. The cloth itself is probably considerably older than the dress, and possibly dates to 1740 - 1760. Women -- Clothing & dress -- 1700-1799 -- Scotland. 18th century Scottish costume.
Boudica ( /ˈbuːdɨkə/; alternative spelling: Boudicca), also known as Boadicea /boʊdɨˈsiːə/ and known in Welsh as Buddug [ˈbɨ̞ðɨ̞ɡ] (d. AD 60 or 61) was queen of the British Iceni tribe who led an uprising against the occupying forces of the Roman Empire.
Blood of the Irish: What DNA Tells Us About the Ancestry of People in Ireland
Blood of the Irish: DNA Proves Ancestry of the People of Ireland | The Blood in Irish veins is Celtic, right? Well, not exactly. Although the history many Irish people were taught at school is the history of the Irish as a Celtic race, the truth is much more complicated, and much more interesting than that ...