Ladies’ First

Ladies’ First

Valentina Vladimirovna Tereshkova was 22 years old when she made her first parachute jump with a local aviation club in 1959 and she loved it. Unbeknownst to her, this exhilarating pastime was giving her skills that would bring her to the attention of the Soviet...
Sisters Doing It For Themselves

Sisters Doing It For Themselves

  In a small, rarely talked about African kingdom, surrounding the king, is an elite and highly trained corp of bodyguards.  Armed with staved and spears, they command respect everywhere they go.  And they’re all women.  This isn’t Wakanda and the Dora Milaje. ...
Best Care Anywhere

Best Care Anywhere

 Livestream for the Cure   She was born into the Army and devoted her life to saving the lives of others, no matter how difficult the conditions.  She ran a tight ship, by the book, but not without compassion.  The war gave her a husband and took him away. ...
Earth’s Unsung-est Heroes: Black Inventors, pt 2

Earth’s Unsung-est Heroes: Black Inventors, pt 2

      There’s a company out there, you might have seen videos of their products online, that makes furniture that converts from a bed to a desk.  Like an old-fashioned Murphy bed, but better, because the items on your desk and shelves can stay where...
Moral Panic! at the Disco

Moral Panic! at the Disco

 In the mid-18th century, American church officials spoke out vehemently against the work of founding father and inventor Benjamin Franklin.  They called him a heretic and said he would bring destruction upon them all. One pastor even blamed Franklin for invoking...