Nov 21, 2021
In this episode we learn the origin story of Thanksgiving and how it became a federal holiday. We discuss hurtful stereotypes and the common mistake of omitting the contributions of indigenous agricultural practices from the menu.
Nov 3, 2021
In this episode we learn about Nina Otero-Warren, Ann May Wong, Maya Angelou, Wilma Mankiller and Dr. Sally Ride who will all be featured on the new quarters that the US Mint will be putting out in 2022. These incredible women were pioneers that paved the way for others to follow.
Oct 20, 2021
In this episode we are joined by Haley Shapley, the author of Strong Like Her: A Celebration of Rule Breakers, History Makers, and Unstoppable Athletes to learn about our "Muscular Foremothers" such as Kathrine Switzer. We discuss the advancements for women in the 1970s as well as gender polarization and body...
Oct 7, 2021
Could you have swam in the ocean in a wool skirt or lifted weights on the beach with male athletes? In this episode Haley Shapley, author of Strong Like Her: A Celebration of Rule Breakers, History Makers, and Unstoppable Athletes is back to tell us about the strength and courage of Annette Kellermann, Pudgy Stockton...
Oct 3, 2021
In this episode I am joined by fellow historian, Scot Zellmer, to learn about the myths surrounding Christopher Columbus and the benefits to celebrating Indigenous Peoples Day in our community.