With recent school cuts and the continuing onslaught on education in America, one can always be reminded of how much we still need to work towards the intended goals of 1954’s Brown v. Board of Education.
When we celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, it’s tempting (particularly for the privileged, who don’t deal with the prejudice people of color face on a daily basis) to forget that true equality is still a goal to be striven for. But, as long as the college graduation rate of African American students is significantly […]
Elizabeth Cochrane Seaman is a hero to a lot of us at Persephone. Not only did she change the world one word at a time, she was a sassy feminist with a passion for psuedonyms. She didn’t just break barriers, she pounded through them like Popeye on spinach. Read on for a tiny peek into […]