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Women Leaders Spotlight: Stacey Abrams

Women Leaders Spotlight: Stacey Abrams

Stacey Abrams is an inspiration to many. Her leadership and commitment to her beliefs have inspired many future leaders, especially among minority groups. She has been recognized for her revolutionary work by leaders such as former President Barack Obama, President Joe Biden, and more. 

Women Leaders Spotlight: Cynt Marshall

Women Leaders Spotlight: Cynt Marshall

Recent sports news from the USA highlighted the challenges, opportunities, and concerns of black athletes. Issues relating to African sports officials were also among the topics in Black History Month, 2020. The NBA proprietor, Mark Cuban, has earned a household name,...

Activist Spotlight: Angela Davis

Activist Spotlight: Angela Davis

Activist Spotlight: Angela Davis Angela Davis is a significant political figure for her radical activism on racial, gender, and economic justice. Born in Birmingham, Alabama in 1944, where the Ku Klux Klan was extremely active, Davis learned about the violence of...

Activist Spotlight: Coretta Scott King

Activist Spotlight: Coretta Scott King

Coretta Scott King, the wife of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., was a civil rights leader and activist for decades. From her earliest work at her husband’s side to her recent activism, King proved a leading light in the fight to create a better, fairer world....

Activist Spotlight: Elizabeth Gurley Flynn

Activist Spotlight: Elizabeth Gurley Flynn

Elizabeth Gurley Flynn, champion of labor and advocate for women’s rights, was born in August of 1890 in Concord, New Hampshire. She came from a family of activists and Irish nationalists.    From an early age, Flynn dedicated herself to the socialist movement....

Author and Activist Spotlight: Joan Didion

Author and Activist Spotlight: Joan Didion

One of the marks of a truly gifted writer is the ability to turn from a novel writer to a respected journalist. Joan Didion is a writer that has accomplished this and much more. She's been a novel writer, journalist, political activist, and cultural icon. Her...

Author and Activist Spotlight: Helen Keller

Author and Activist Spotlight: Helen Keller

When many of us think about Helen Keller, we think of her as a young woman who was able to overcome seemingly insurmountable odds to lead an extraordinary life. However, Keller was much more than just the epitome of reaching your full potential despite circumstances...