Josephine Baker – French Revolution, WWII and Civil Rights hero

Every day amazing stories about women like Josephine Baker appear in my searches for inspiration. She started out as an entertainer in France, was the most photographed woman in the world, fought in two wars and ended up as a leader in the US Civil Rights movement. Thought I would share her story unique storyContinue reading “Josephine Baker – French Revolution, WWII and Civil Rights hero”

Valentina Tereshkova – First woman in Space and Thoughts for the “Space Force”

  Perhaps you didn’t know, but the record for the first woman in space was not held by an American (gasp!) but a Russian woman the Chicago Tribune dubbed “The Russian Blonde in Space”… even though she wasn’t even blonde. Despite how “modern” we like to think America is, there is still much stereotyping andContinue reading “Valentina Tereshkova – First woman in Space and Thoughts for the “Space Force””