Women's History

When Icons Collide

April 1,2011
History collided with the present on Monday, March 28, when I had the opportunity to give one feminist icon a copy of a book that was inspired by the musings of another. The book, of course, was Wheels of Change, which developed out of Susan B. Anthony’s declaration that bicycling

Inspiring Optimism

March 27,2011
There are times when you know you’re witnessing history. That was the case in the summer of 1984, when Walter Mondale named Geraldine Ferraro as his running mate in the race for the presidency. It was the first time a woman ran on a major party presidential ticket, and it