Thursday, May 23, 2013

Sisters who helped change America - A Savitri Dixon-Saxon Pinterest Project

The link is here:
Women about whom I'd like our daughters to know.
 
Black women who changed America !
The full photo project is on the above website. Here are a few:
 
Mary Fields-An orphaned slaved, never married & no children. In Toledo, OH worked for the Catholic convent & bonded with Mother Amadeus. Later she moved to MT& helped build St. Peter'sschool. She protected the nuns, & needed noone to fight her battles.In 1895 she was the 2nd Af.AmU.S. mail carrier, for Cascade County, MT She and her mule Moses, never missed a day, and it was in this capacity that she earned her nickname of "Stagecoach", for her unfailing reliability.
 
Willa Brown, first African American woman to earn a pilot's license and trainer of pilots in WW2.
 
Patricia Russell-McCloud Author & Motivator Speaker Identified as one of the top five business motivators in America. Author of A is for Attitude: An Alphabet for Living.
 
Women about whom I'd like our daughters to know.

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