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]

Mathematician Emmy Noether (1882-1935) Solves the Universe

March 22, 2017 by

“Momentum is always conserved, except when it isn’t.”  In high school physics, we learn all manner of conservation laws, one at a time, when they accidentally happen to pop up, without so much as a word of explanation for WHY nature seems to care so much about these quantities. We’ve asked, of course, only to have our knuckles rapped ... [Read More]

Women From Broadway and Theatre Community Join Together To Perform “I Won’t Keep Quiet” By MILCK

March 21, 2017 by

In honor of women’s history month, more than a dozen women from the Broadway and NY Theatre community came together to perform "I Won't Keep Quiet" by MILCK . This anthem is "dedicated to celebrating our unique voices and identities, in an effort to break the cycles of oppression ... [Read More]

‘She Persisted’, New Children’s Book By Chelsea Clinton Celebrates 13 Inspirational Women

March 21, 2017 by

Inspired by Elizabeth Warren’s refusal to be silenced in the Senate, Chelsea Clinton is writing a children’s book titled, SHE PERSISTED. The picture book celebrates thirteen American women “who never took no for an answer.” "I wrote this book for everyone who's ever wanted ... [Read More]

These Folded Book Sculptures By Artist Luciana Frigerio Are Amazing

March 20, 2017 by

Books aren’t just for reading anymore. We’ve seen some spectacular art and jewelry being made from old books and now, we are obsessed with these brilliant sculptures by Luciana Frigerio. To create these bold three-dimensional designs, Luciana carefully and strategically folds the pages of recycled books to reveal a word, ... [Read More]

Sesame Street Welcomes Julia, A New Muppet With Autism

March 20, 2017 by

Sesame Workshop, the non-profit educational organization behind Sesame Street, has unveiled the newest phase of its autism initiative, Sesame Street and Autism: See Amazing in All Children, welcoming 4-year-old Julia, a Muppet with autism, to the broadcast with her special episode set to premiere globally next month. ... [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]

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