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Source: http://www.mlive.com/news/grand-rapids/index.ssf/2015/01/how_grand_rapids_led_by_two_wo.html

These unknown women created the whooping cough vaccine. Grace Eldering, Laney Gordon, Pearl Kendrick, thank you for saving lives with science!

Selma Burke never received credit for her portrait of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, which was later featured on the US dime.

~Hey Gorgeous~Selma Burke never received credit for her portrait of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, which was later featured on the US dime.

29 Colorized Historical Photos That Make The Past Seem Not So Far Away

29 Colorized Historical Photos That Make The Past Seem Not So Far Away

29 Colorized Historical Photos That Make The Past Seem Not So Far Away I'm not a huge fan when it comes to colorized versions of black and white photos.

Black history month!

“ An African American lady by the name of Christina Jenkins invented the hair weaving process in the nineteen fifties.

Someone please make a movie or book about her. Thank you.

Illness/race/poverty/sex (all of which were, and still are, seen as hurdles) could not hold her back. Human beings are not a charted graphs to be analyzed, but resilient mysterious creatures.

In honor of Gloria Steinem's birthday! Celebrating feminism and the history of women. #HBDGloria [Infographic]

19 Powerful Women on 'The Gloria Steinem Effect'

19 Powerful Women on 'The Gloria Steinem Effect'. Actresses, CEOs, media moduls, philanthropists, activists all speak out about the woman who could be considered the godmother of women’s rights.

"and history remembers her as pretty" Ahhh....Yes history might, "remember her as pretty" but we admire her because she demonstrates that true beauty comes from within and she never missed an opportunity to show hers.

Older Audrey Hepburn…

Funny pictures about Older Audrey Hepburn. Oh, and cool pics about Older Audrey Hepburn. Also, Older Audrey Hepburn.

Collection of interesting pictures I found over the years, Part 31: Leaders

Collection of interesting pictures I found over the years, Part 31: Leaders

Collection of interesting pictures I found over the years, Part Leaders (love the sled picture!

The Untold Story Of The Women Who Mapped Our Galaxy, finally told by Neil DeGrasse Tyson #women #STEM

The Untold Story Of The Women Who Mapped Our Galaxy, finally told by Neil DeGrasse Tyson (Cosmos series)

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