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Badly-Behaved Women of History

Cléo de Mérode: Dancer, Celebrity, and Courtesan

By On May 27, 2016

La Reine de la Belle Epoque The First Celebrities A few years back, I was researching fin-de-siècle art in the university’s archives, when I came upon something I had never before seen… Read More

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Beyoncé’s Black Panther Homage & What It Really Means

By On February 8, 2016

Empowered Blackness & The Black Panther Party Beyoncé's dancers are dressed like the black panthers this is what this months all about #BlackHistoryMonth pic.twitter.com/5Bm03j4hEL — morgan (@Yeahmorgs) February 8, 2016 I’ll admit, I… Read More

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Badly-Behaved Women of History: The Amazing Grace Hopper

By On December 9, 2015

The Queen of Code Grace Hopper: you should know her name. She’s been called “Amazing Grace” and the “Queen of Code” without hyperbole. Born December 9th, 1906, Grace Hopper would become one… Read More

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Badly Behaved Women of History: The Night of Terror 1917

By On November 14, 2015

The Arrests of the Silent Sentinels Did you know the Suffragists were the first group in US history to picket the White House? From January 10th 1917 until June 4th 1919, women… Read More

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Badly-Behaved Women of History: The Arrest and Trial of Susan B. Anthony

By On November 5, 2015

When Voting Was A Crime On November 5th 1872, women’s suffrage pioneer, Susan B. Anthony, voted in a presidential election. On November 14th, she was arrested. Her crime? Voting while female. After… Read More