Angela’s Story

  Ask three people about Angela Davis, and you’ll probably get four or five different descriptions. Feminist? Communist? Criminal? Scholar? Vice Presidential Candidate? If nothing else, she's a #blaxit superstar. Her escape and the wisdom she brought back had a powerful impact on societal discourse in the United States. Born black and female in Birmingham, … Continue reading Angela’s Story

Josephine’s Story

image credits: mental floss, you plus me equals, bowery boys history   Ernest Hemingway called her "the most sensational woman anyone ever saw". Time Magazine called her a "Negro wench". Most people just call her Josephine Baker. After leaving the US at 19, she rose to fame in the City of Lights, eventually becoming the … Continue reading Josephine’s Story