Black history lessons in classrooms shouldn’t be limited to the names of men and only a few women. Especially when there are countless women who’ve made enormous strides for the black community, too.
The revolutionary words Angela Davis spoke, the record-breaking feats of Wilma Rudolph and the glass ceiling-shattering efforts of Shirley Chisolm paved the way for black women and girls across the country to dream big and act courageously.
Here are 28 phenomenal women everyone should acquaint themselves with this black history month.
also i freaked out when i realized those ugly ass flowers roger gave her werent just generic white flowers, theyre anemones n while it seems like they have alot of meanings (forsaken love/ undying love LMAO?) i think they mostly hinted that she was gonna die in 2 episodes LIKE i was yelling ʕʘ̅͜ʘ̅ʔ
Ahhhhhh headcanon that Ruby and Dorothy totally make it back to Storybrooke and live with Granny and Ruby still takes over Granny’s diner and B&B and Dorothy finally has a family that loves her and Granny becomes her family and reminds her of her Auntie Em.
“Presenting Edgar Award-winning editor Otto Penzler’s latest anthology, The Big Book of Sherlock Holmes Stories, the largest collection of Sherlockian tales ever assembled—now in a deluxe hardcover edition, perfect for the collector and gift markets.
Arguably no other character in history has been so enduringly popular as Sherlock Holmes. From his first appearance, in Arthur Conan Doyle’s 1887 novella A Study in Scarlet,readers have loved reading about him—and writers have loved writing about him. Here, Otto Penzler collects 83 wonderful stories about Holmes and Dr. John Watson, the majority of which will be new to readers. Among these pages are tales by acclaimed Sherlockians Leslie S. Klinger, Laurie R. King, Lyndsay Faye and Daniel Stashower; pastiches by literary luminaries both classic (Kenneth Millar, P. G. Wodehouse, Dorothy B. Hughes) and current (Anne Perry, Stephen King, Neil Gaiman); and parodies by Conan Doyle’s contemporaries James M. Barrie, O. Henry, and August Derleth.”
Learn about diverse responses to the Museum in the upcoming library exhibit Messing with MoMA: Critical Interventions at the Museum of Modern Art, 1939–Now. July 1, 2015–September 28, 2015. Mezzanine, The Lewis B. and Dorothy Cullman Education and Research Building. -jt