Women’s History Month

Influential Women of the 20th Century: Monday M’s

By Brendan Bense / July 9, 2018 / Comments Off on Influential Women of the 20th Century: Monday M’s

Influential Women of the 20th Century Monday M’s Women contributed so much to areas of politics, science, and entertainment in the 20th century, though many…

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Ella Fitzgerald Biography: The Queen of Jazz

By Brendan Bense / June 26, 2018 / Comments Off on Ella Fitzgerald Biography: The Queen of Jazz

Ella Fitzgerald Biography: The Queen of Jazz Beginnings Ella began an unforgiving life as soon as she moved with her step-dad to world-famous Harlem, New…

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Emily Dickinson: American Poet

By Brendan Bense / May 3, 2018 / Comments Off on Emily Dickinson: American Poet

Emily Dickinson: American Poet “Forever is composed of nows.” A Quiet Life Emily Dickinson was a prolific American poet who was born in Amherst, Massachusetts…

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Amelia Earhart: A Flying Legend

By Brendan Bense / May 3, 2018 / Comments Off on Amelia Earhart: A Flying Legend

Amelia Earhart: Flying Legend “The most effective way to do it, is to do it.” Beginnings Amelia Earhart, born in 1897, was an American pilot…

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NASA’s Own: Sally Ride

By Brendan Bense / May 3, 2018 / Comments Off on NASA’s Own: Sally Ride

NASA’s Own: Sally Ride “The stars don’t look bigger, but they do look brighter.” Introduction Sally Ride was the first LGBT astronaut, the first American…

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Edith Roosevelt

By Kim Ramirez / March 7, 2018 / Comments Off on Edith Roosevelt

Edith Roosevelt on creating the modern First Lady Edith Roosevelt was thrust into the role of  First Lady in 1901 when her husband Theodore “Teddy”…

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Betty Ford

By Kevin Ramirez / March 2, 2018 / Comments Off on Betty Ford

Betty Ford Becoming The First Lady  You may or may not have heard of the Watergate Scandal, which forced president Richard Nixon to resign. Consequently,…

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Betsy Ross

By Kevin Ramirez / March 2, 2018 / Comments Off on Betsy Ross

Betsy Ross and the creation of the American Flag. What’s blue and white and red all over? The American Flag, of course! The United States…

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Madam CJ Walker

By Kevin Ramirez / February 16, 2018 / Comments Off on Madam CJ Walker

The First Self-Made Female Millionaire Madam CJ Walker Early Life Of Sarah Breedlove Born as Sarah Breedlove, she became known as Madam CJ Walker when…

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Bessie Coleman

By Kevin Ramirez / February 16, 2018 / Comments Off on Bessie Coleman

The First Female African-American Pilot Bessie Coleman Bessie Coleman’s Early Life Bessie Coleman was one of 13 children, with parents who were both illiterate sharecroppers.…

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