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Apr 13, 2018

In an era where women were rarely given the opportunity to make an impact in science and math, Rosalind Franklin stood out among some of the most influential scientists of the era. After decades of being nearly anonymous due to her work being taken without credit, she is finally being recognized for her...


Mar 16, 2018

Marjory Stoneman Douglas's name has been thrust into the spotlight again recently due to the latest mass school shooting that took place last month, so we decided to learn more about that school's namesake. Listen to this week's episode to hear about the life of the woman who almost single-handedly saved the...


Feb 23, 2018

Why haven't you heard of Pauli Murray? This accomplished lawyer, educator, and civil rights activist is one of America's most influential individuals of the 20th century, but her gender and sexuality likely kept her out of our textbooks. Learn more about Pauli as Black History Month comes to a close in this week's...


Feb 15, 2018

As the only formally educated person in her family, Mary McLeod Bethune realized how important access to education was. She became a successful educator, civil rights activist, philanthropist and businesswoman, all while serving as an adviser to four different presidents. Learn more about her amazing life as She the...


Jan 25, 2018

In the wake of America's Great Depression, Catherine Bauer Wurster published a book that forever changed how the United States approached public housing. An adviser to five sitting presidents, this "Houser" put a spotlight on the lack of quality opportunities in housing and ensured the government provided subsidies to...