7 great women who were screwed out of history books but shouldn't have been 10/15/2016 • Diane McKenzie
You might not know their names, but they have accomplished great things and were responsible for major historical changes.
#1 Shirley Chisholm
Shirley began her career as an educator. She was born in a predominantly black neighborhood in Brooklyn, New York, and knew all the truths about being black in the USA.
#2 Tammy Duckworth
It's hard for Tammy to stand in front of the crowd, but she always does it confidently. Duckworth can be called one of the strongest women of our time.
There is more information about Hypatia's tragic death than about her life. Anyway, she was one of the greatest and most talented thinkers of Alexandria.
#4 Josephine Baker
At the beginning of WWII Josephine lived in France. She didn't leave the country for a safer place and became a spy. She was touring around Europe, carrying secret messages hidden in her sheet music...
#5 Sybil Ludington
Sybil accomplished her feat on the 26th of April, 1777, but it wasn't mentioned until 1880. Statue of Sybil Ludington is located in Carmel, New York.
#6 Nellie Bly
Inspired by Jules Verne's novel "Around the World in Eighty Days", Nellie wanted to beat its protagonist's odyssey. As the result, she set a world record and circumnavigated the planet in just 72 days!
#7 Vera Rubin
This woman's ideas were criticized, but the results of her research have been confirmed several decades later.
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