Childhood in America during the mid-1800s was difficult and often not survived. We are lucky Jane Addams, self-described ugly duckling, survived hers.
Born a poor, black woman, society told Bessie Coleman, no you can’t, over and over. She didn’t accept that answer.
When her plans for life crashed, Frida Kahlo tapped into her creative side. She used art as therapy and became one of the most well-known artists of the 20th century.
For many years, U.S. history neglected many people due to their race or ethnicity or gender. Yet they existed. Meet Lucy Lobdell aka Joe.
What image comes to mind when you think of the women’s suffrage movement in America? A woman in a long suffragette white dress? Is she Chinese? She was.