Let’s replace Andrew Jackson — who defied the Supreme Court and brutally evicted the long-farming Cherokee onto the Trail of Tears — with Wilma Mankiller, first woman elected principal chief of the Cherokee Nation. A descendant of the survivors of that cruel march where some 4,000 peaceful people died, Wilma Mankiller led her people with forceful calm. She fiercely advocated to improve health care, government and education.
Princess Is Fashion’s Next Girl: Princess Maria-Olympia of Greece is the latest royal to be swept up into the fashion world. As you can expect, the young royal’s life is filled with travel, designer duds, and more.
Daredevil Cast: Known for her powerful work in “Cesar Chavez,” “Kids” and the upcoming “Sin City: A Dame To Kill For,” Rosario Dawson will play a dedicated young woman whose quest to heal the wounds of Hell’s Kitchen brings Matt Murdock unexpectedly crashing into her life, while her own journey forever alters the course of his battle against the injustices of this broken city.
Bizarre Conception: Cheating wives make up some whoppers about how they got pregnant while giving their husband the cold shoulder. Seven Bizarre Means of Conception Found in Ancient Mythology and Folklore…
Humanity Explains the World: I love reading and hearing mythology and folklore. Storytelling and comprehending the larger world around us, and our part in it, is what makes humans human…
The Beauty Myth: How Images of Beauty Are Used Against Women – is a nonfiction book by Naomi Wolf, published in 1991. It was republished in 2002 with a new introduction by Wolf. The basic premise of The Beauty Myth is that as women have gained increased social power and prominence, expected adherence to standards of physical beauty has grown stronger for women.
Who’s the bigger feminist? – Two smart, super successful women recently wrote books about women that were not exactly well received by critics. Both books sparked national debate in the US. Both can be viewed as feminist manifestos for the new woman, whoever she may be.
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