Author: Quintin Omar

IWM 2019: Remembering 2 Unsung Women Who Worked for Better Balance in their Society

History, Politics
The 2019 International Women’s Month (IWM) is currently running under the theme of “Balance for Better.” in this post, we will be remember 2 notable women who worked bravely and tirelessly during their era, to ensure a better future for the people in their respective society. The resistance of these women against the norms, policies and/or oppression prevalent at the time they took radical actions, are not as well-mentioned in history books. Catherine J. Ross of https://catherinejgrossphotography.com contributes this guest post to refresh accounts of how these women contributed to changes that worked for the better; lest the significance of their valuable actions in the past eventually disappear into obscurity. Alice Coachman The First African-American Woman to Win an Olympic Medal A