Hai Bà Trưng: How Two Sisters Fought off a Dynasty

  In what the west would recognize as 40 AD, Vietnam fell under the rule of a ruthless Chinese governor, To Dinh.  The Trung sisters were daughters of a wealthy military prefect, who enjoyed liberties and training that others did not.  Although the rest of the country suffered poverty and repression under the Chinese rule,Continue reading “Hai Bà Trưng: How Two Sisters Fought off a Dynasty”

The Mother of the Boston Tea Party

In “celebration” of the national Income Tax Deadline for 2018 today, Milieux thought it might be appropriate to remember the original American sentiment on taxes and an often forgotten figure in this pivotal moment of American History – Sarah Bradlee Fulton and the Boston Tea Party. On the fateful night of 16 December 1773, sevenContinue reading “The Mother of the Boston Tea Party”

The Men’s Empowerment Run

He had just returned from winning the Women’s Empowerment 5K, and everyone was gathered around him to see his medal.  “That’s awesome man”, “way to represent” everyone was proud of our squadron’s winner.  It was great, he ran the race pretty fast and won.  I asked, “were there a lot of people that showed up?”Continue reading “The Men’s Empowerment Run”

The story of the Mathematicians​

I don’t know your experience in high school, but I remember most of my math teachers were women.  Maybe I took it for granted they were only school teachers, but did you know how much the subject of math owes to women?  In case you didn’t realize- here are just a few women to note-Continue reading “The story of the Mathematicians​”