July 13 Sports Illustrated reveals 25 covers for this week’s issue – one for each of the 23 players in the US women's national soccer team, their coach and a group photo, following their recent World Cup victory.
Anna Eleanor Roosevelt was an American politician, diplomat, and activist. She was the longest-serving First Lady of the US (1933-45) during her husband President Franklin D. Roosevelt's four terms in office. President Harry S. Truman later called her the "First Lady of the World" in tribute to her human rights achievements.
Christy Turlington Burns: The World’s 100 Most Influential People
"F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote, 'There are no second acts in American lives.' Christy Turlington Burns proves he was wrong. Christy’s second act is her tenacious fight against maternal mortality." -Melinda Gates on Every Mother Counts founder Christy Turlington Burns, one of TIME's 100 Most Influential People
Talk about a spirited pair of sisters: Lucretia Mott and Martha Coffin Wright helped organize the Women's Rights Convention in Seneca Falls in 1848 after they were refused seats at the male-dominated International Anti-Slavery Convention in 1840. The convention was pivotal in initiating the movement for women's suffrage.
While all five Indian-American candidates hoping to enter the US Congress lost out, Tulsi Gabbard today created history by becoming the first Hindu-American to enter the US House of Representatives. An Iraq war veteran, 31-year-old Gabbard defeated K. Crowley of the Republican Party with a handsome margin in Hawaii’s second Congressional district. Her victory has been cheered by the Hindu-American community across the country.
Ti-Grace Atkinson - 1938- Féministe radicale, adhérente de NOW de Betty Friedan, puis fondatrice de The Feminists, une organisation féministe radicale active jusqu'en 1973. Philosophe, auteure de Odyssée d'une amazone.