S05 E23: The Story of Buffalo Soldier Cathay Williams with NPS Officer Kenya Finley

Despite the prohibition against women serving in the military, Cathay Williams enlisted in the U.S. Regular…

S05 E22: Olivia J. Hooker – The Story of the 1st African American Woman in the U.S. Coast Guard

U.S. psychologist and professor, Olivia J. Hooker, was one of the last known survivors of the…

S05 E21: “How to Live Well Past 100 Years”: The Story of Mother Lucille Shazier with Mary L. Beal

Mary L. Beal (author) and centenarian Mother Lucille D. Shazier joined the show to talk about…

S05 E20: The Story of Anarcha, Lucy, & Betsey the Mothers of Gynecology

Modern gynecology owes much to three enslaved women whose names were erased from U. S. medical…

S04 E24: Civil Right’s Activist Modjeska Monteith Simkins with Dr. Adrienne Petty & Dr. Henrie Treadwell

Simply put, Modjeska Monteith Simkins was one of the heroines of the Civil Rights Movement in…

S03 E20: Black American Heroines: The African American Women of US Journalism with Maya Millett

Black women journalists dared to wield their pens in the names of truth and justice. At…

S03 E19: Women of the American Revolution with DAR’s Clare Marshall

We talked with Clare Marshall from the Daughters of the American Revolution about some of the…