Before Rosa Parks
Honor the bravery of Elizabeth Jennings by reading about her historic stand against segregation in 19th-century New York.
The Woman Who Did the Moon Math
Find out about Katherine Johnson, one of the mathematicians whose calculations got us to the moon and back.
Sally Ride, American Astronaut
Learn about Sally Ride and her incredible journey to become the first American woman astronaut to fly in space.
Amazing Latinx Women
Scroll through this beautiful presentation to read facts about 10 inspiring women. Which names did you already know? Which were new to you?
While I Yet Live
Watch this short film to explore the concept of metaphor and Black history. What do the quilts symbolize? What meaning do they have for the women and their community?
The Art of Joy and Pain
Experience the stunning and provocative contemporary art and performance of Abigail DeVille, whose work takes a critical look at history.
Sissieretta Jones: The Sweetest Songs
Learn about the talented opera singer Sissieretta Jones, the first African American woman to headline at Carnegie Hall. Warning: Contains graphic content.
Listen to the true story of Queen Nanny, who helped people who had been enslaved stay free.
A Brainy Surgeon
Check out this video about the brilliant and driven Alexa Canady, the first Black woman to become a neurosurgeon in 1981.
The Beautiful Legacy of Madam C.J. Walker
Check out this podcast explaining how Madam C.J. Walker overcame impossible odds to build a beauty business that spread across the U.S.
Haben Girma: To Harvard and Beyond
Be inspired by the indomitable spirit and intellect of Haben Girma, who graduated from Harvard Law while living with deaf-blindness.