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Rosa Parks with Martin Luther King Jr. in the background Rosa Parks is the true hero of the struggle for civil rights in America. Martin Luther King, Great Women, Amazing Women, Inspirer Les Gens, Montgomery Alabama, Women Rights, Civil Rights Activists, Civil Rights Movement, Reform Movement

Rosa Parks - Wikipedia

Rosa Parks in 1955 with Martin Luther King Jr. On December 1, 1955 in Montgomery, Alabama, Parks refused to obey bus driver James F. Blake's order that she give up her seat to make room for a white passenger. Parks' act of defiance became an important symbol of the modern Civil Rights Movement and Parks became an international icon of resistance to racial segregation.

Brief biography of Beatrix Potter British author and illustrator of beloved children's books, including Peter Rabbit. Cumbria, Chris Riddell, Beatrix Potter Books, Beatrice Potter, Peter Rabbit And Friends, People Of Interest, Women In History, Lake District, Quentin Blake

Beatrix Potter Books

Beatrix Potter (1866 - 1943) was an English author, illustrator, natural scientist and conservationist best known for her imaginative children's books, featuring animals such as those in The Tale of Peter Rabbit, which celebrated the British landscape and country life.

English writer Mary Shelley is best known for her horror novel "Frankenstein, or the Modern Prometheus." She was married to poet Percy Bysshe Shelley. Mary Shelley, Tilda Swinton, Maria Callas, Elizabeth Taylor, Brigitte Bardot, Sophia Loren, Great Women, Amazing Women, Ute Lemper

The 10 best female pioneers

An array of trailblazing women, from suffragettes to style icons

Florence Nightingale - founder of modern nursing. She came to prominence while s. - Florence Nightingale – founder of modern nursing. She came to prominence while serving as a nurse - Florence Nightingale, Maria Callas, Tilda Swinton, Iconic Women, Famous Women, Great Women, Amazing Women, Amazing People, Ute Lemper

Parting Thoughts: 10 Lessons Learned from Florence Nightingale's Life - Off the Charts

Parting Thoughts: 10 Lessons Learned from Florence Nightingale's Life: 1. Never, Ever Stop Learning; 2. Ground yourself in facts and knowledge...

Welcome to the official Amelia Earhart website. Learn more about Amelia Earhart and contact us today for licensing opportunities. Amelie, Great Women, Amazing Women, Super Women, Famous Speeches, People Of Interest, Portraits, Before Us, Women In History


JULY 16 Dancer Ginger Rodgers was born on this day in 1911 in Independence, Missouri. She appeared in 73 films—often alongside dance partner Fred Astaire—and won the Academy Award for best actress …

Doris Lessing British novelist, poet, playwright, librettist, biographer and short story writer. She won the Nobel prize for Literature in Story Writer, Book Writer, Book Authors, Books, Writers And Poets, Nobel Prize In Literature, Nobel Prize Winners, Playwright, Portraits

Doris Lessing: “Canta la Hierba”.-

Doris Lessing: “Canta la Hierba”: ____________________________________________________ Reseña: “Porque se había tratado de una elección, si cabía llamar elección a a algo inevitab…

Wangari Maathai - was the founder of the Green Belt Movement Kenya's Nobel Laureate, First African women to win the Nobel Peace Prize - for promoting conversation, women's rights and transparent government. Women In History, Black History, Great Women, Amazing Women, Beautiful People, Beautiful Women, Amazing People, Beautiful Life, Nobel Peace Prize

Wangari Maathai - Kenya's Nobel Laureate, First African women to win the Nobel Peace Prize (2004) - for promoting conversation, women's rights and transparent government.

Joyce Carol Oates - “I write so much because my cat sits on my lap. She purrs so I don’t want to get up. She’s so much more calming than my husband.” 16 famous writers and their cats Joyce Carol Oates, Crazy Cat Lady, Crazy Cats, Celebrities With Cats, Celebs, Writers And Poets, Cat People, Cat Sitting, I Love Cats

Lovecraft's Worlds on WordPress.com

"Ph'nglui mglw'nafh Cthulhu R'lyeh wgah'nagl fhtagn"

Toni Morrison, 81 - So intelligent, stately, and beautiful in those rocking gray dreads. Outlaw Women, Toni Morrison, Dreadlocks, Ageless Beauty, African American Women, African Americans, American History, Before Us, Aging Gracefully

Outlaw women are fascinating

Tony over at Keeping Up With Mr. Jones put forth a reading challenge for February: in honor of Black History Month read books by African-American authors or else about the African-American experience. I've taken up this challenge and decided to read Sula by Toni Morrison, mostly because I already own the book AND I have it with me. So essentially, I'm doing this because it's easy. Rather coming up with the book is easy. Morrison on the other hand is never easy. She's worth the challenge, but…

Poet, novelist, literary critic, essayist, and environmental activist Margaret Atwood. Margaret Atwood, Aging Gracefully, So Little Time, Old Women, Woman Quotes, Strong Women, Role Models, Beautiful People, Lady

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Read breaking Entertainment news and updates on your favorite stars, movies and television shows. Stay updated with the latest gossip and happenings.

Canadian author Alice Munro, queen of the short story, 2013 winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature. William Golding, Robert Mapplethorpe, Annie Leibovitz, Richard Avedon, Alice Munro, Bert Stern, Nobel Prize In Literature, Nobel Prize Winners, Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Library Catalog -- alice munro

Canadian author Alice Munro, queen of the short story, is the 2013 winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature.

American writer Harper Lee :::> “People generally see what they look for, and hear what they listen for.” ― Harper Lee, "To Kill a Mockingbird" Robert Mapplethorpe, Writers And Poets, Book Writer, Book Authors, Annie Leibovitz, I Love Books, Books To Read, Go Set A Watchman, Books

Harper Lee - IMDb

Harper Lee, Writer: To Kill a Mockingbird. Nelle Harper Lee grew up in Monroeville, Alabama in the 1920s. It was a time of hostility between whites and blacks in the United States, especially in Alabama. Her father, a lawyer, also ran a local newspaper. Her mother suffered from mental illness and oftentimes stayed inside from others; she was thought to suffer from bipolar disorder. Harper ...

Virginia Woolf in color.Virginia Woolf, British author, A novelist, essayist and critic, Virginia Woolf (nee Stephen) was a leading figure in London literary circles and was a member of the Bloomsbury group. Modernist Literature, Classic Literature, British Literature, English Literature, British Library, British History, American History, Native American, Monólogo Interior

Which Classic Author Is Your Soulmate?

Are you meant to be with a sunny sex god like Henry Miller or someone bald, dark, and brooding like Dostoevsky?