Brie Larson To Play Victoria Claflin Woodhull, First Woman To Run For President Of The United States

March 23, 2017 by

Every Presidents’ Day for the last 5 years, we have told the fascinating story of a woman you should know who was way ahead of her time; a rebel, a trailblazer for generations to come, the first woman to run for President of the United States… Victoria Claflin Woodhull (1838-1927). And year after year, we get comment after comment ... [Read More]

She Led Hundreds Of Enslaved People To Freedom… It’s Time For Us To Help Bring Harriet Home

March 22, 2017 by

On March 7th, the hashtag #BringHarrietHome emerged, and has quickly become the battle cry for anyone and everyone supporting the Harriet Tubman Home’s determined crowdfunding effort to rescue a newly discovered and extremely rare photo of the courageous freedom fighter (c.1822 - March 10, 1913) ... [Read More]

New FridaMoji Let You Boldly Express Your Online Self As Frida Did

March 17, 2017 by

Museumito, a father and son run "art history nerd company," partnered with the Frida Kahlo Corporation to make a keyboard app of over 160 Frida Kahlo inspired emoji. The collection, which includes animated gifs and static emoji capturing a wide range of Frida's passion and iconic work, is simply and oh-so awesomely called FridaMoji. "Frida painted 55 self ... [Read More]

HBO Releases Official Trailer For ‘The Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks’

March 16, 2017 by

HBO Films has released the official trailer for their upcoming telemovie, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. The feature length film, based on the critically-acclaimed book of the same title by author Rebecca Skloot, tells the true story of Henrietta Lacks, an African-American woman whose cells were taken for research without her knowledge ... [Read More]

These Girl Scouts Transformed Into 12 Of History’s Greatest Trailblazers And Icons For Inspiring Photo Shoot

March 15, 2017 by

In honor of Women’s History Month, the Girl Scouts of the USA partnered with Tricia Messeroux, founder of Toddlewood, to celebrate the extraordinary women who’ve come before us in a truly dynamic way. So in addition ... [Read More]

Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle, Lady Gaga of 17th Century Science

March 15, 2017 by

1653. A noble lady of reduced means is fretting away in a ramshackle apartment that is the best she can manage in light of the times. Her husband, the gallant, horse-mad Duke of Newcastle, is in exile on the continent as a Royalist, and is depending on her to raise funds in England to keep his creditors fed. ... [Read More]

Thanks To Juliette Gordon Low The First-Ever Girl Scouts Meeting Happened Today, 105 Years Ago

March 12, 2017 by

105 years ago today, on March 12 in 1912, Juliette Gordon Low (1860–1927) assembled 18 girls from Savannah, Georgia for the first-ever Girl Scouts meeting in the USA. It signaled the birth of a movement that broke with convention - reaching across class, cultural, and ethnic boundaries - to ensure that all girls be given an opportunity ... [Read More]

‘Dope Queens of Black History’: Twin Sisters Recreate Images Of Trailblazing Women In Powerful Photo Series

March 10, 2017 by

For Black History Month, twin sisters Stephanie and AlysshaRose Jordan wanted a way to celebrate the “exceptional black women who broke down the color barrier and fought for equality.” So for 28 days, the two took turns recreating photos ... [Read More]

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