Mary Terrell was one of the first African American Women to graduate from college, and rose to prominence during the battles for universal suffrage and civil rights. With fiery speeches and a push in the back, she demanded that we all to go forth and do some good. We have a responsibility to lift each other up as we climb, she said, in order to make the world a better place for all.
Maria Montessori revolutionized education during the early 20th century with her approach to child-led learning, and was convinced that the children of the world were the key to peace on earth.
Mrs Claus - A Biography
Surprise! Our Traditional Bonus episode about the origins of Mrs. Claus, here for your listening pleasure on Christmas morning. Preview it before you share with the North Pole true believers in your life - and have a great holiday!
Louisa May Alcott Revisited
Just how biographical *is* Little Women? You'll see the echoes of Louisa May Alcott's real life within her most famous work after hearing this episode.
Rosa Parks Revisted
Thanks to a couple of recent news stories about Rosa, we're heading back to 2012 and revisiting the life of this civil rights activist and icon.