History


Jeri’s Jackpot: Helltown

I’ve written about cryptids before, but this is a bit different. While it’s thought there’s a cryptid in the town, this is about the town itself.  Boston Township was a small town in Ohio, although…


Leading Ladies of the Blues: Ma Rainey

Ferocious and fearless, these women dared to defy convention. Their inspiring, rip-roaring voices achieved them notoriety. They bemoaned the pain of a bitter love. Proudly, they hailed themselves as strong and independent; as beings of…


The Leading Ladies of the Blues: Bessie Smith

Ferociously fearless, these women dared to defy convention. Their awe-inspiring, rip-roaring voices achieved notoriety, as they bemoaned the pain of bitter love or proudly hailed themselves as strong, independent beings of unfathomable greatness–as women.  April…



Mala Zimetbaum: The First Woman to Escape Auschwitz

Disclaimer: This article includes several testimonials given from survivors of Auschwitz from the Jewish Women’s Archive Encyclopedia and an article on Idea Journal by Lorenz Sichelschmidt, author of “Mala: A Life and a Love in…