Tomorrow evening (Monday night) in Oneonta, NY, author Margot Lee Shetterley of HIDDEN FIGURES: THE STORY OF THE AFRICAN-AMERICAN WOMEN WHO HELPED WIN THE SPACE RACE will be speaking at the Alumni Field House at 7pm.
Nearly everyone's heard about "the Rosies," women like the iconic "Rosie the Riveter," a famous image that showed the power of the female American workforce in World War II--
I don't watch many movies. I don't have much time to, so my attempt at reviewing movies here may be a fleeting concept. However, The English Patient was on cable television recently, and I decided to sit still and watch it once again. I had seen it in the theater when it first released, but... Continue Reading →
Maybe you knit, maybe you crochet--maybe, like me--you simply admire anyone who can do such a thing and keep promising yourself some day you'll sit down and learn how to do it, too! But did you know that knitting--a craft typically done by women--was actually a tool of the Resistance during World War II?
Monsters come in all shapes and sizes. They each have their reason for being the way they are, and you can bet very few of them actually think of themselves as monsters.
Have you heard about the young Jewish women who worked as passeurs? Learn a bit about the kashariyot!
Some of you may have read the story covered by Today.com, People, and various other news and media outlets about the young mother who, after eleven days of struggle, lost her newborn baby boy and decided to keep pumping her breast milk and donating it to help other mothers whose milk never came in. All... Continue Reading →