Learning History Through the Eyes of Women

Growing up, I spent hours and hours reading. During any given week, I would read three or four different books. Nancy Drew, Trixie Belden, and Laura Ingalls were my literary companions. I inhaled books, I was the one who read under the covers by flashlight, long after my bedtime. To say reading was my hobby […]

via Learning History Through the Eyes of Women — Nat Geo Education Blog

Progress…sort of.

http://ift.tt/2z5YGld Finally, progress. Well, sort of. In June, a new website voiced a frustration I share — that there are no women candidates in the Illinois gubernatorial race. A group of Democratic women activists launched arethereanywomenrunningforilgovernor.com. “Zero women are running for governor,” the site declared. They asked Democratic Party leaders: “What’s your plan to support women leaders in […]

via WASHINGTON: 3 accomplished women in mix to be attorney general – Chicago Sun-Times — ilheadlines