The New York Times hailed Marian Anderson as “one of the great singers of our time.”
Greenwood in Tulsa became a thriving business district known as “Black Wall Street.”
A Jewish immigrant from Russia, William F. Friedman became a codebreaker for the U.S. Government.
Elizebeth Friedman’s codebreaking in WWII enabled the US to win the “Battle of the Atlantic”.
They united to abolish slavery and advance the rights of women in the 19th Century. They were just some of the first generation of suffragists.
Before women's suffrage, Black women led the fight for voting rights—and still do today.
Black women played an essential role in the suffrage movement.
Is the U.S. at a tipping point in the nearly 100-year-long fight to ratify the ERA?
After fighting for the vote for 30 years, Carrie Chapman Catt was restless. As president of the National American Woman Suffrage Association, Catt devised a diplomatic plan.
Ted Fujita was a Japanese-American engineer turned meteorologist. His lifelong work on severe weather patterns earned Fujita the nickname “Mr. Tornado".
President Bush shone when he met voters in person, but that was not the case in television appearances.
Plant scientist Norman Borlaug pioneered “shuttle breeding” which sped up the wheat breeding process.