Emily Dickinson 1830 - 1886 One of America’s greatest poets Emily Dickinson lived most of her life in seclusion. Her poems were published posthumously and received widespread literary praise for their bold and unconventional style. Her poetic style left a
Joyce Bryant by Carl Van Vechten She had a fine soprano voice octave range). Dubbed the “black Marilyn Monroe,” she was widely considered the first dark-skinned Black woman to be considered a sex symbol inside and outside of the black community.
Rachel Carson is the founder of the modern environmental movement. She courageously spoke out against the chemical industry and their use of pesticides. Her book, Silent Spring, reminded us we are all part of a vulnerable world and we all have a responsib
Anne Frank Anne Frank’s diary is one of the most widely read books in the world. It reveals the thoughts of a young, yet surprisingly mature girl, confined to a secret hiding place. “Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart.
Beulah Henry Though she had a role in over 100 inventions—the can opener, inflatable doll, hair curlers, the vacuum ice cream freezer, and the “protograph” (a primitive photocopying machine) —she only has 49 US patents.