Patricia Locke: A Shining Light
Patricia Locke was born in 1928 in Idaho. Her Lakota name was Tawacin Waste Win, which meant “Compassionate Woman.” Locke dedicated her life to amplifying and advocating for the rights...

Elizabeth Blackwell (1821-1910)
The first woman in America to receive a medical degree, Elizabeth Blackwell championed the participation of women in the medical profession and ultimately opened her own medical college for women....

158 RESOURCES TO UNDERSTAND RACISM IN AMERICA
These articles, videos, podcasts and websites from the Smithsonian chronicle the history of anti-black violence and inequality in the United States BY MEILAN SOLLY In a short essay published early...

Madame Vice-President Kamala Harris
Kamala Harris is the last person highlighted for Black History Month, but also the first for Women's History Month. Emma Rothberg, NWHM Fellow I 2020-2022 On January 20, 2021, Kamala...