These Russian Aviatrixes were daunted by nothing, even the Nazi’s. The night witches were the all female night bombing regiment 588 that flew for the Russians in World War II The Regiment was formed by Colonel Marina Raskova and led by Major Yevdokia Bershanskaya They flew from 1942 to 1945 and had […]Read more "The Night Witches Episode (+ Show Notes!!)"
Far out in the ocean the water is as blue as the petals of the loveliest cornflower, and as clear as the purest glass. But it is very deep too. It goes down deeper than any anchor rope will go, and many, many steeples would have to be stacked one on top of another to […]Read more "The Little Mermaid by Hans Christian Andersen"
Aisha Bakri Gombi was once a hunter of antelope. Now she hunts terrorists.Read more "The “Queen-Hunter” of Boko Haram"
I am the daughter of lady liberty and lady justice, of blood soaked earth and shackles for these things in our country have come hand in hand.Read more "A letter for America"
I started shooting because I didn’t know what else to do.
I started really as a kid, with disposable cameras. Then those little square digital cameras, then a 90s minolta I didn’t understand.Read more "Captivating Photos Show Life in all its Humanity"
Ida B Wells used her words to rock the boat and write about the horror that was happening in the south. As an educated black woman, she saw first hand the extreme injustice in the south and spoke against it. The world isn’t always sunshine and rainbows, but somehow this episode contains a message about the power of standing up for what’s right. As a warning to listeners, this episode contains graphic descriptions of racial atrocities.Read more "Episode 104-Ida B Wells (plus Shownotes!)"
After recording the fourth episode of the podcast my dad, who for those who don’t know is my co-host on the show, told me that he had never before, on any of his recordings that he’s done on Cloud TNT or Herstory 101, felt as close to crying. I understood the feeling as the content of that […]Read more "Erasing History"