Dairy Farmer’s Daughter

6 March, marks the day that artist Georgia O’Keeffe, died in 1986. She was born in 1887 in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin and attended High School in Madison. She began work as a commercial artist in …

Price on her Head

2 November marks the day in 1979 that African-American activist Assata Shakur escaped from the Clinton Correctional Facility for Women in New Jersey. Shakur, a New York City native, earned her GED and attended the …

Verboten?

It was on 20 September, 1932, that the German film, ‘Madchen in Uniform’ opened in American theaters. The film was directed by Leontine Sagan, a Jewish theater director, and depicted romantic feelings in an all …

Indictment

It was on 25 July, in 1974 that Barbara Jordan, a Democrat from Texas, spoke to her fellow members of the House Judiciary Committee as they debated the Impeachment of President Nixon. Jordan began her …