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Black History Month : 20 Inspiring Quotes from African American Women

These quotes by notable African American women provide inspiration.
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Inspiring Women of World War I : Nurse and Poet Eva Dobell

Born Eveline Jessie Dobell in Gloucestershire, England, poet Eva Dobell was the daughter of wine merchant and local historian Clarence Mason Dobell and the niece of Victorian poet Sydney Dobell. She volunteered to join the Voluntary Aid Detachment (VAD) as … Continue reading

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The Lady of My Dreams: Ada Davenport Kendall

In January, 1919, Ada Davenport Kendall had joined a band of distinguished women from all over the United States to march on Washington and protest in support of women’s right to vote. They chained themselves to the fence outside the … Continue reading

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I Thought She’d Live Forever

She was a little woman But you’d never know it With piercing dark brown eyes A great big smile you’d see in a magazine It was her word that you couldn’t forget Whatever came out, you heard it loud and … Continue reading

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Inspiring Millions – A Tribute to Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou was born Marguerite Annie Johnson, in St Louis, Missouri, in 1928. Best known for her 1969 memoir “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings”, she wrote seven autobiographies, and was a playwright, director, actor, singer, songwriter and novelist. … Continue reading

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