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Helen Keller

article by Chloe’ Foster Helen Adams Keller was the first deaf-blind person to earn her Bachelor of Arts degree. She was born June 27, 1880 in Tuscumbia, Alabama. Her parents were Kate Adams Keller and Colonel Arthur Keller. Helen’s father was a captain for the Confederate army during the Civil War. They lost most of […]

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Susan B. Anthony and the Early Women’s Movement

article by Jessica Raborn Women’s History Month starts March 1st and goes to the end of March. In 1987 March became the official month. However, before that President Jimmy Carter said that the week of March 8 would be National Women’s History Week. March is a month to remember all of the contributions that women […]

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Amelia Earhart’s Influence

article by Mia Michel Amelia Earhart is best known for attempting to be the first woman to fly around the world. She was also the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic in 1932, and the first woman to fly solo nonstop around the United States. On Amelia’s 1937 attempt around the world, she […]

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Rebecca Suger

Rebecca Sugar, age 31, was born and raised in Silver Spring, Maryland, in a Jewish family. She had a brother named Steven Sugar and a passion for animation and writing. But you might be wondering what’s so special about her. Well, with Women’s History Month coming up in March, I thought she was worthy to […]

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Making History

article by Ashlyn Weatherly January 28, 1986 was a day for the history books! Christa McAuliffe was a junior high school history teacher in Maryland, and the first American civilian selected to be launched into outer space. Although the spacecraft exploded merely 73 seconds after leaving the launchpad, Christa McAuliffe is still remembered today for […]

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Oprah

article by Gianni Taylor About Oprah Winfrey On January 29, 1954, Oprah Gail Winfrey was born to Vernita Lee and Vernon Winfrey in Kosciusko, Mississippi. Both of her parents were unmarried teens and shortly after her birth the two separated leaving Oprah to live with her grandmother. ` Early Life The years that Oprah lived […]

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The Story of Ruby Bridges

article by Michael Burnett In 1960, an African American attending school with white American children was unheard of, much less an African american girl, but Ruby Bridges did. In 1954 the Supreme Court decided to allow whites and African Americans to attend school together. Ruby was six years old in 1960, her parents responded to […]