Anna Julia Cooper overcame many obstacles on her path from salve to “the Mother of Black Feminism.” Her passion for education never waivered.
Yosano Akiko spoke courageous, raw truths that threatened to free Japanese women. She was one of the country’s most controversial poets.
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Amazing and awe-inspiring these are the women and events about women that were noticed in the news or historical documents during the month of December.
Her poetry spoke about the complexities of life, love, and death. She was the first Latin American to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature.