Maya Angelou wrote and said. RIP to this beautiful, amazing & inspirational woman who made us THINK.
Gisela Perl was a Jewish gynecologist forced to work at the hospital at Auschwitz. Ordered to turn over pregnant women to be experimented on, she instead performed thousands of abortions, saving those women from deadly Nazi “scientific” torture. Dr Perl defied the Nazis in hopes that the women she saw would survive to have children in freedom in the future and many did. Dr Perl survived too, and emigrated to NYC and had a thriving practice at Mt Sinai Hospital. She was a hero.
A Black History Moment Bessie Coleman Elizabeth "Bessie" Coleman was an American civil aviator. She was the first female pilot of African American descent and the first person of African-American descent to hold an international pilot license.
Anita Loos reading in library. Loos was one of Hollywood’s most respected and prolific screenwriters, as well as an acclaimed novelist and playwright, best known for her blockbuster comic novel, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes.