The Diary of Opal Whiteley  I had to relink via comments. She wrote this as a young child and it is magical. You won't be sorry -- online free read! http://intersect.uoregon.edu/opal/

The Diary of Opal Whiteley I had to relink via comments. She wrote this as a young child and it is magical. You won't be sorry -- online free read! http://intersect.uoregon.edu/opal/

Rita Levi-Montalcini (1909-2012). Italian neurologist 103 years active and working. Nobel Prize (Physiology/Medicine) for her discovery of nerve growth factor. Inspiring for all women. ~ 'I tell young people: Do not think of yourself, think of others. Think of the future that awaits you, think about what you can do and do not fear anything. Do not fear the difficulties: I've had many in the past and I crossed without fear, with total indifference for myself'

Rita Levi-Montalcini (1909-2012). Italian neurologist 103 years active and working. Nobel Prize (Physiology/Medicine) for her discovery of nerve growth factor. Inspiring for all women. ~ 'I tell young people: Do not think of yourself, think of others. Think of the future that awaits you, think about what you can do and do not fear anything. Do not fear the difficulties: I've had many in the past and I crossed without fear, with total indifference for myself'

In 1920, Oregon's Opal Whiteley was the center of international controversy. Her childhood diary was called a work of genius, until readers discovered hidden clues to a mystery that has not been solved to this day.

In 1920, Oregon's Opal Whiteley was the center of international controversy. Her childhood diary was called a work of genius, until readers discovered hidden clues to a mystery that has not been solved to this day.

First African American Chess Grandmaster Maurice Ashley http://rogerburnleyvoicestudio.com/

First African American Chess Grandmaster Maurice Ashley http://rogerburnleyvoicestudio.com/

1983 Oprah relocates to Chicago to host half hour morning show AM Chicago.

1983 Oprah relocates to Chicago to host half hour morning show AM Chicago.

Princess Angela of Liechtenstein is the first and only black princess in reigning European monarchy. They’re so precious, I think this should have got much more media attention, the first royal interracial marriage is something that should have been celebrated!

Princess Angela of Liechtenstein is the first and only black princess in reigning European monarchy. They’re so precious, I think this should have got much more media attention, the first royal interracial marriage is something that should have been celebrated!

America's First Ladies: Eleanor Roosevelt: A renowned advocate for civil rights, after her husband Franklin's death in 1945, Roosevelt continued to be an international author, speaker, politician, and activis (scheduled via http://www.tailwindapp.com?utm_source=pinterest&utm_medium=twpin&utm_content=post862835&utm_campaign=scheduler_attribution)

From Martha to Michelle: The changing faces (and fashions) of America's 43 First Ladies

America's First Ladies: Eleanor Roosevelt: A renowned advocate for civil rights, after her husband Franklin's death in 1945, Roosevelt continued to be an international author, speaker, politician, and activis (scheduled via http://www.tailwindapp.com?utm_source=pinterest&utm_medium=twpin&utm_content=post862835&utm_campaign=scheduler_attribution)

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