Groundbreaking Girls

In the two years since artist Allison Adams started her art project, Groundbreaking Girls, she has painted portraits of over 200 influential women from history.

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A Watershed Moment in the Labor Reform Movement

It was Saturday, March 25, 1911. The bell signaling the end of the workday had just sounded at 4:45 pm and the employees of the Triangle Waist Company were getting ready leave. Continue reading “A Watershed Moment in the Labor Reform Movement”

Lifting as We Climb: The Story of America’s First Black Women’s Club

One of the most significant women’s clubs of all time was formed by black women for the advancement and empowerment of black communities. It is also the first and oldest national Black Organization, and it is known as the National Association of Colored Women’s Clubs. Continue reading “Lifting as We Climb: The Story of America’s First Black Women’s Club”