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?
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.
Before Rosa Parks
Honor the bravery of Elizabeth Jennings by reading about her historic stand against segregation in 19th-century New York.
Trailblazing Sculptor Meta Warrick Fuller
Watch this video to learn why artist Meta Warrick Fuller was nicknamed "the sculptor of horrors" for her dark, expressive creations.
The Woman Who Made the First Step
As the first Black, female congressperson and a champion for civil rights, Shirley Chisholm broke barriers so others could follow in her footsteps.
Take some time to listen to this stirring story of a young girl hiding from the Nazis during WWII. Free on Hoopla with a library card.
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.
Zaida Hernandez-Irisson overcame many obstacles to become an electrical engineer. Learn about how she found a career she loves.
A Scientist Who's Flying High
Listen and watch as Samantha Dominguez explains her job as software engineer for the United States Department of Defense.
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?
A Life Against Injustice: Pauli Murray
Prepare to be astonished by the righteous accomplishments of civil rights activist, lawyer, author, and priest Pauli Murray, who stood against all forms of injustice.