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La primera mujer en correr una maratón (Boston, 1967)a time when women were looked down on for being in a marathon

La primera mujer en correr una maratón (Boston, 1967)a time when women were looked down on for being in a marathon

Rosa Parks: Changed the world in a single bus ride.  Parks wasn’t the first black American to refuse to give up her seat for a white passenger on public transit, but she was the one who sparked the Montgomery Bus Boycott, which made the US civil rights movement world news.  Reminds us that even small acts of defiance can have a huge impact.

Rosa Parks: Changed the world in a single bus ride. Parks wasn’t the first black American to refuse to give up her seat for a white passenger on public transit, but she was the one who sparked the Montgomery Bus Boycott, which made the US civil rights movement world news. Reminds us that even small acts of defiance can have a huge impact.

Rosa Parks was the most famous civil rights women activist. She refused to give up her seat on a segregated bus to a white passenger. By doing so she created a surge of courage in the United States which influenced hundreds of other civil rights activists.

Rosa Parks’ activism wasn’t limited to a Montgomery bus

Rosa Parks was the most famous civil rights women activist. She refused to give up her seat on a segregated bus to a white passenger. By doing so she created a surge of courage in the United States which influenced hundreds of other civil rights activists.

Jane Bolin was the first black woman judge in the United States.  Born April 11, 1908 in Poughkeepsie, New York, Bolin always knew she wanted to be a lawyer. Her father, Gaius Bolin, the first African American graduate of Williams College, practiced law in Poughkeepsie. Bolin graduated from Wellesley College in 1928, and received her law degree from Yale University School of Law in 1931.

Jane Bolin was the first black woman judge in the United States. Born April 11, 1908 in Poughkeepsie, New York, Bolin always knew she wanted to be a lawyer. Her father, Gaius Bolin, the first African American graduate of Williams College, practiced law in Poughkeepsie. Bolin graduated from Wellesley College in 1928, and received her law degree from Yale University School of Law in 1931.

Native Genocide

Native Genocide

We have always known Mother Teresa as an old wrinkled woman. This is a pic of a beautiful 18 year old Mother Teresa.

We have always known Mother Teresa as an old wrinkled woman. This is a pic of a beautiful 18 year old Mother Teresa.

native american holocaust

native american holocaust

100 years before Rosa Parks there was Frances Ellen Watkins Harper (1825-1911). She was an author, poet and abolitionist. Born free in Baltimore, she had a prolific career, publishing her first book of poetry at age 20 and her first novel (Iola Leroy) at age 67. In 1850, she became the first woman to teach sewing at the Union Seminary. In 1851, she helped blacks along the Underground Railroad en route to Canada, running from the  Fugitive Slave Law of 1850.

100 years before Rosa Parks there was Frances Ellen Watkins Harper (1825-1911). She was an author, poet and abolitionist. Born free in Baltimore, she had a prolific career, publishing her first book of poetry at age 20 and her first novel (Iola Leroy) at age 67. In 1850, she became the first woman to teach sewing at the Union Seminary. In 1851, she helped blacks along the Underground Railroad en route to Canada, running from the Fugitive Slave Law of 1850.

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