Tag Archives: Mary McLeod Bethune

Two Landmarks to Inspire Hillary Rodham Clinton

On the eve Hillary Rodham Clinton’s acceptance speech, I’m thinking about and thanking all the pioneering women I’ve written about over the years.  I’m  also thinking about landmarks in D.C. that could inspire and sustain HRC.  Here two: The Department … Continue reading

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Mary McLeod Bethune: Passionate & Productive Educator & Activist

Today–July 10–is the birthday of one of the passionate & productive women I profiled in Adventurous Women: Eight True Stories About Women Who Made a Difference–Mary McLeod Bethune, a college founder & president, advisor to four U.S. presidents, humanitarian, Civil … Continue reading

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Paperbacks Available!

I serendipitously discovered that Adventurous Women: Eight True Stories About Women Who Made a Difference and Corpses, Coffins, and Crypts: A History of Burial are now available in paperback!  Here links: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/adventurous-women-penny-colman/1111508013?ean=9780805097375 http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/corpses-coffins-and-crypts-penny-colman/1102676297?ean=9780805082210      

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