Women of Black History: Rosa Parks

Women of Black History: Rosa Parks

Rosa Parks was an American civil rights activist and regarded as the mother of the modern day civil rights movement in America. In 1955, Parks refused to give up her seat to a white male passenger on a bus in Montgomery, Alabama. This was the catalyst for a wave of...
Women of Black History: Mary McLeod Bethune

Women of Black History: Mary McLeod Bethune

Mary McLeod Bethune was an educator, civil rights activist, served as the president of the National Association of Colored Women and founded the National Council of Negro Women. A child of former slaves, McLeod Bethune graduated from the Scotia Seminary for Girls in...
Women of Black History: Florence Griffith Joyner

Women of Black History: Florence Griffith Joyner

Florence Griffith Joyner was an American track and field athlete who is considered the fastest woman of all time. Flo-Jo, who ran the 100 meter and the 200 meters, won three gold medals and two silver medals during her career. 1995, USA track and field inducted her...
Women of Black History: Dorothy Dandridge

Women of Black History: Dorothy Dandridge

Dorothy Jean Dandridge was the first African-American actress to be nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress. At the height of her career, Dandridge could perform at the most exclusive venues in the country, but because of segregation, could not sit in the...

And Then My World Changed…

Oh the joys of being a new mommy: postnatal body, getting used to your baby, your baby getting used to you, no sleep and of course going back to work. I always knew working moms were special creatures but not until I had the experience myself did I realize that...
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