Gloria Steinem and Dorothy Pitman-Hughes. Dorothy Pitman-Hughes saw her father nearly beaten to death by the KKK when she was a child. Biddy Craft

Gloria Steinem and Dorothy Pitman-Hughes. Dorothy Pitman-Hughes saw her father nearly beaten to death by the KKK when she was a child. Biddy Craft

Marie Curie, winner of 2 Nobel prizes, & responsible for inventing x-rays.

Marie Curie, winner of 2 Nobel prizes, & responsible for inventing x-rays.

Mary Edwards Walker, not only the first female US Army surgeon, but the first woman to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor (1865)

Mary Edwards Walker, not only the first female US Army surgeon, but the first woman to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor (1865)

Rosa Parks was asked to move to the back of the bus where black people were expected to sit, by the whites. When she refused, police became involved, essentially leading to her arrest. Rosa Parks is a true Civil Rights leader, due to her strength and bravery. This arrest eventually led to the Montgomery Bus Boycotts, where African Americans did not use the buses, but walked instead.

10 revolutionary acts of courage by ordinary people

Rosa Parks was asked to move to the back of the bus where black people were expected to sit, by the whites. When she refused, police became involved, essentially leading to her arrest. Rosa Parks is a true Civil Rights leader, due to her strength and bravery. This arrest eventually led to the Montgomery Bus Boycotts, where African Americans did not use the buses, but walked instead.

"She missed him the days when some pretext served to take him away from her, just as one misses the sun on a cloudy day without having thought much about the sun when it was shining." -Kate Chopin

"She missed him the days when some pretext served to take him away from her, just as one misses the sun on a cloudy day without having thought much about the sun when it was shining." -Kate Chopin

JK Rowling, Author of the Harry Potter series, inspiring young readers and improving literacy levels in the process

JK Rowling

JK Rowling, Author of the Harry Potter series, inspiring young readers and improving literacy levels in the process

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