Repost: Forgotten Figures for the Resistance

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[ By Dominique Waller and Victoria Garcia Unzueta ] *This blog has been excerpted and edited* For Women’s History Month 2017, then HBW staffer Dominique Waller wrote “Forgotten Figures for the Resistance,” a blog highlighting figures overlooked in history. For this Women’s History Month 2021, The Project on the History of Black Writing would like to extend her blog by adding more hidden figures, who […]

Forgotten Figures for the Resistance

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[Dominique Waller] As we close out Women’s History Month and recognize the “Resistance marches” that have swept the nation, as well as in Lawrence, what better way to show how far we’ve come than to take a look back in history and see our progress.   Eva Jessye Through research on HBCUs (Historically Black Colleges and Universities) by my colleague Shelia Bonner, I stumbled upon a […]