Saturday, March 30, 2024

One Month Is Not Enough Time to Celebrate All Women Who Have Changed the World

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Progressing through history, from Cleopatra and Mary Magdalene to Madonna and Diana, Princess of Wales, each of these exceptional women's stories is told against the backdrop of the events of their time. For each, we learn of their achievements, backgrounds, characters and little-known details that make them ever more remarkable.

Saturday, March 23, 2024

Progressive Black Women Entrepreneurs Are Breaking Barriers

According to J.P. Morgan, Black women are the fastest-growing group of entrepreneurs, and there's no end in sight.  They are making a significant impact and shaping the world as we move through it.

For every Black woman who starts a business, a barrier is broken. An impressive 50,000-plus Black women are innovating in the United States — but not without the uphill battle of fighting bank funding denials, limited access to capital and systemic racism and sexism.

Despite the challenges, Black women are bringing their products and services to the market.

Here are four Black woman-owned businesses breaking barriers and sharing insights on business.

Saturday, March 16, 2024

May the Angels Protect You

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“May your neighbors respect you, troubles neglect you, the angels protect you, and heaven accept you.” – Irish Blessing (photos of Chicago and the dyeing of the Chicago River green, 3/16/24) 

Saturday, March 09, 2024

The Day After International Women's Day 2024

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"I am continually inspired by the intelligence and relentlessness of today’s young women warriors. They are keeping us all on the leading edge of modern feminism." – Marlo Thomas, Actor and Activist

Saturday, March 02, 2024

Celebrating Courageous Women

Throughout history, the vision and achievements of courageous women have strengthened the United States and opened the doors of opportunity wider for all of us. 

Though their stories too often go untold, all of us stand on the shoulders of these sung and unsung trailblazers — from the women who took a stand as suffragists, abolitionists, and labor leaders to pioneering scientists and engineers, groundbreaking artists, proud public servants, and brave members of our Armed Forces.

Let's put our hands together and applaud all that you, my dear women readers, have accomplished.