women's history

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.  March…


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…