The Swankiest Woman

The Swankiest Woman

Early Life Mary McLeod Bethune was born to two former slaves in 1875. One of 17 children. Bethune was the only one attending school in the family, teaching her entire family what she learned every day after school. This sparked her interest in expanding education to...
International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day

March 8th is International Women’s Day. We are looking at the innovator of the holiday, the earliest version of this holiday. Theresa Malkiel.  Union Leader Theresa Malkiel was born in Bar, Russian Empire(now Central Ukraine) in 1874. Her family fled Jewish...
One Pedal of White Rose

One Pedal of White Rose

To start International Woman’s Month. We are looking at a famous German woman. She is among the most well-regarded women in Germany.  Hitler Youth Sophie Scholl. Scholl along with her brother Hans began questioning the Nazi regime. Both were raised by an...