"Young women must come out boldly, believe in the God given abilities of feminine leadership and get engaged actively in politics. What will Africa be like if the continent will be led by 53 women presidents? I think we will see an end to war and conflict, end to corruption, victory against poverty. Power will not be given to us on a silver platter, we must fight and work for it." - Lindy Wafula
*“Stagecoach” Mary Fields (c. 1832-1914) was born a slave in Tennessee and following the Civil War, she moved to the pioneer community of Cascade, Montana. In 1895, when she was around 60 years old, Fields became the second woman and first African American carrier for the US Postal Service.
CHISUM, ETHELYN MILDRED TAYLOR (1895–1983). Ethelyn Mildred Taylor Chisum, black teacher and administrator, was born in Dallas on June 9, 1895, the daughter of William Henry and Virgie M. (Collins) Taylor. After graduating from Prairie View State Normal and Industrial College in 1913, she taught in the public schools of Rock Creek (Smith County), Waxahachie, and Dallas (1916–23). She was a member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority.
“Our brothers and sisters in the Native American community have been clear and consistent in their call to change both terms and images that they consider demeaning. As an organization committed to fairness and equality for all, NCLR fully supports these efforts!" La Raza President and chief executive Janet Murguía
African-American Civil War Memorial holds the names of ancestors of most African Americans contact me for help finding yours. Our family linsey and joseph Minor of the 23rd USCT helped liberate Spotsylvania 150 years ago on May 17. Come to the event to honor them!
Lauren Sheehan is the founder of The Feminine Rhythm and creator of the Badass Business Chick School of Feminine Business and Entrepreneurship. She has been in the field of training and education as a teacher, speaker and seminar leader for 4 years. Her primary areas of focus are feminine business and leadership, presentation and speaking skills, and personal presence on stage or on camera. She was featured in Austin Women Magazine in Summer 2011 as one of the “Top 10 young women to…
Ted Lange (the Bartender from the Love Boat) has written and directed a play about one of the most important advantages the Union had in the Civil war, an eye witness spy to everything going on in the Confederacy. Elizabeth Bowser has been inducted into the Military Intelligence Hall of Fame in recognition of her efforts. jeb assumed Mrs. Bowser could not read nor comprehend conversations she all passed onto Lincoln from her job as Maid of jeb's home and office.
Leymah Gbowee, author of "Mighty Be Our Powers: How Sisterhood, Prayer, and Sex Changed a Nation at War" & winner of the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize As war ravaged Liberia, she realized it is women who bear the greatest burden in prolonged conflicts. She began organizing Christian and Muslim women to demonstrate together, founding Liberian Mass Action for Peace. Find our more: http://leymahgbowee.com/about.html