Sophie Scholl was executed in 1943 for leading a non-violent student protest against the Nazis. Her final words still ring very true today.
Why Early Artists Were Likely Women --> funny how it's so hard for anyone to believe that women were viewed as contributing members of society since the dawn of time. Talk about "aha" moments on the social conditioning it's taken to convince us that only
20 utterly unique historical photographs you’ve probably never seen before
20 utterly unique historical photographs you’ve probably never seen before (Isn't that Marianne Faithful in with Mick?
During World War II, Josephine Baker served with the French Red Cross and was an active member of the French resistance movement. Using her career as a cover Baker became an intelligence agent, carrying secret messages written in invisible ink on her.
Women Who Changed the World: Sophie Scholl
Activist Sophie Scholl, illustrated by Hannah Sunny Whaler
Seventy three years ago Hans and Sophie Scholl and Christoph Probst were guillotined by the Nazis in Munich for bravely opposing the Fascist Tyranny. Named after a Spanish novel (Rosa Blanco). The Group coordinated efforts on Campus for Civil Rights and O
QUEEN of Sweden CHRISTINA REGINA
Truth be told.
Just did a book report on Spymistress, a biography of her
Rosalind Franklin British biophysicist and X-ray crystallographer who made critical contributions to the understanding of the fine molecular structures of DNA.
Miep Gies, the office secretary who defied the Nazi occupiers to hide Anne Frank and her family for two years and saved the teenager's diary. she wrote a book called Ann Frank Remembered
Funny pictures about The long life of Jeanne Calment. Oh, and cool pics about The long life of Jeanne Calment. Also, The long life of Jeanne Calment.
This picture of the older man and woman is reputed to be the actual sailor and the nurse from the famous "kiss" picture in Times Square celebrating the end of WWII. She reportedly slapped him after he stole that famous kiss from her.