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Dec 14, 2017

Widowed at age 20, Sarah Breedlove was driven to do whatever she could for work to put her child through school. This drive lead to her developing a hair care empire that trained and employed tens of thousands of black women throughout North America. And so began the legend of Madam C.J. Walker, the first female...


Dec 7, 2017

Before becoming a 14-term (and still going!) delegate representing Washington, D.C. in Congress, Eleanor Holmes Norton spent years kicking ass as a lawyer. She fought for housing rights, employment rights, and helped define sexual harassment as discrimination. Learn more about Norton in this week's She...


Oct 12, 2017

Have you listened to any music over the last 60 years? Well, chances are that music was somehow influenced by Nadia Boulanger, the most prolific music teacher of the 20th Century. From Igor Stravinsky to Quincy Jones, her lessons impacted nearly every genre of music. Learn more about her life in this week's She...


Sep 28, 2017

As a minority, Anna May Wong had an immediate disadvantage in the white-washed world of 1920s Hollywood. However, her drive and her talent not only made her a force on the screen, but also on the stage and in fashion. Learn about the life of the first Asian-American movie star in this week's episode of She...


Sep 21, 2017

A passionate anarchist who was repeated silenced by the U.S. government, Emma Goldman may be the most controversial person we have featured, but there's no denying the positive impacts she had on feminism and the push for accessible birth control. Learn more in this week's She the People.

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