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Award the Women of Inspiration in Your Life

As the last post in Women’s MemoirWomen of Inspiration s Women’s History Month question of what women inspire us, I wrote about the Women of Inspiration in my life. It honors eight women who give me hope in becoming the kind of old woman I want to be. All six are in their 80’s and […]

Miss Fannie Belle Lebby’s Women of Tears and Laughter: An Evening with Alberta Hunter and Jackie “Moms” Mabley

On Saturday, March 28 at 7:30 PM in Abbott Auditorium, at Southern Illinois University, the Women’s Studies Department presented a special event as part of Women’s History Month 2009. Fanny’s cousin Lavelle Wilkins-Chin drove us over to the Edwardsville Campus in the pouring rain. The two of us laughed, clapped and sang along to yet […]