Archive for August, 2021

Women and Adversity: Isabella Beecher Hooker

August 12, 2021

Isabella Beecher was considered frivolous by her family, and one reason was that she spent a lot of time checking her appearance. She wasn’t interested in marriage, but John Hooker, a lawyer ...

Women and Adversity: Edwidge Danticat, Prize-winning Author

June 11, 2020

Edwidge Danticat was born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, and came to the U.S. when she was twelve. She has written across many genres and has won several awards. Oprah chose Breath, Eyes, Memory as a s ...

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