On August 24th, 1950, President Harry S. Truman appointed Chicago lawyer Edith Sampson to the permanent U.S. delegation to the United Nations. She became the first Black woman to ever serve in the capacity. Edith’s life was a series of
A White House Princess
White House Princess Julia Dent Grant Cantacuzène Did you know this? Over the past couple of centuries Americans have been on the move and have made in-strides wherever they have landed, some good and not so good. Here is a
Charlotte Mansfield, WWII photographer
I keep circling back to stories in development and here is another example of a woman who never received her due recognition. I have featured women photographers and journalists who rose to prominence with their courage during WWI and WWII.
Unexpected Women Olympian’s who beat the Odds
This is Nadia Nadim. She was born in Afghanistan. Her father was murdered by the Taliban when she was 11 years old and her family fled to Denmark on the back of a truck. Nadia has scored almost 200
Tugboat Annie is another local legend that I am featuring. In a time and in an industry where men behaved badly, Annie held her own. In fact, she put them all in their places. https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0024701 Aug 04, 1933 · The character Tugboat
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