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Globe short-changes National Hall of Fame honoree

Today’s Boston Globe  reports on the naming of former Olympic Gold Medal winner Tenley Albright to the National Women’s Hall of Fame.  Albright’s is a wonderful story of accomplishment, from polio victim to champion ice skater to Harvard Medical School-trained surgeon to brilliant innovator and tackler of societal challenges in health and medicine. 398 more words

Women Artists Of The Finger Lakes Contemporary Show & Sale

The two canvas paintings I submitted to the Women Artists of the Finger Lakes Contemporary Show & Sale were accepted! First of all, I was so delighted just to have received the prospectus! 409 more words


FMF President (and former NOW President!) Eleanor Smeal Will Be Inducted into the National Women’s Hall of Fame this Year

by Feminist Newswire on Mar 11, 2015 • 2:36 PM

Eleanor Smeal, President of the Feminist Majority Foundation, will be inducted into the National Women’s Hall of Fame this October in Seneca Falls, New York… 443 more words


Kathrine Switzer - Boston Marathon Pioneer

Kathrine Switzer became famous because she gave herself permission to say yes.

In 1967, when Kathrine was 17, she entered the Boston Marathon – when women weren’t allowed in the all-men’s race. 293 more words

Health And Fitness

Feature: Bessie Coleman

Bessie Coleman was born in Atlanta, Texas, in 1892. The family soon moved to a farm near Dallas. Her father, George Coleman, moved to Indian Territory, Oklahoma, in 1901, where he had rights, based on having three Indian grandparents. 877 more words

Black History and Other News

So every now and again I find I have multiple topics I want to discuss….and here they are for the week of 2/2/14

Fannie Barrier Williams:  811 more words

Black Life

Mary Mahoney, RN: Nurse Leader and Pioneer of Equality

By: Shantelle Coe

In honor of Black History Month, I wanted to focus on pioneer Mary Eliza Mahoney (May 7, 1845 – January 4, 1926). 247 more words