Mary McLeod Bethune was born on July 10 in 1875. Her parents were Patsy and Samuel McLeod. Mary was born the third youngest child out of her seventeen siblings and she was also the first born into freedom. Opportunities came for Mary that her older siblings may not have had and Mary didn’t pass them up. Mary graduated from Scotia Seminary in Concord, NC in 1894. Mary wasted no time a year later she graduated from Moody Bible Institute in Chicago, Illinois.
Diana Nyad is an American author, journalist, motivational speaker, and long- distance swimmer. It was Diana fifth time standing on the Cuban shore, hoping that she will make it across that vast from Cuba to Florida. Not only has she tried four times but even the greatest swimmer in the world has been trying since 1950 's and it hasn 't been done yet. Knowing the risk of the dangerous wildness of an ocean, she still continues this great journey. Facing the sharks and the deadliest box jellyfish. From her previous attempt, she came close to dying. At the age of 60, she made her journey to Cuba to Florida. Diana team and her best friend Bonnie said “it’s impossible." For Diana, she will find a way and she did. As she reach the Florida shore,
Selena desperately wanted to record an album in her first language, so in December of 1993 she was moved to a record company that made English language songs. On March 31st, 1995 she was shot and killed by the president of her fan club, Yolanda Saldívar. This was a tragic day for many and she will forever be
[Title Here, up to 12 Words, on One to Two Lines] This is the life story of my grandmother Loretta Willis. She is the oldest one of the family and also the one who keeps the family together. I am pleased to share the life history of someone who is very dear to me. She is the one who raised, loved, and shown me new things. For her I am very grateful.
Mariel Margaret Hamm was born on March 17th, 1972 in the small town of Selma, Alabama. As the fourth of six children born into this military family, Mia moved around constantly and spent her early years as a toddler in Florence Italy, where she was initially introduced to her life passion of women’s soccer. However, Mia was born with clubfoot and wore corrective braces as a toddler, thus preventing her to participate in any sport at a young age. Her love for sports truly began at the age of five on a soccer team her dad coached, continued throughout middle school as a played on the boy’s football team and then in high school as a starting forward in soccer. Her soccer life began to excel when at age 15 she joined the United States Women’s national soccer team – thus becoming the youngest in history to be selected to join such an elite group of soccer stars.
Molly Pitcher died January 22, 1832 at the age of 78. She was gone but her memory remained. She was honored her name, “Molly Pitcher”, on a stamp in 1928. There is a hotel named after her in New Jersey. There is also multiple statues of Molly throughout the world.
Debbie Allen Is an American actress dancer, choreographer will all major dances like classical Ballet, Modern, African, Hip Hop and Jazz. Now she is currently teaching young dancers. At age 12 Debbie Allen audition at ballet school when she returned to her birth home in Texas. Auditioning for the school got denied just because of her skin color. When she got a second chance to perform a Russian instructor saw her talent of how a good dancer she is by a that the Russian instructor let her be is his academy .
First Last Name Ms. Roberts ELA __ 15 March, 2017 Suratt’s Hanging What is your opinion on Mary Surratt’s terrible, unneeded hanging? Mary Surratt was an innocent woman who was accused of helping John Wilkes Booth with the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln. She got hanged for it, but the person who actually did do something to help John Wilkes, Dr Mudd, didn’t get hanged, he got life in prison.
Most of the community laughed and made fun of Mari Djata because he was seven years old and still could not walk. The main reason the community felt the need to make fun of Mari Djata was because of the king’s first wife Sassouma who basically envied Sundiata’s mother because of the King favoured her more.
READER, the incredible tales of my life will come across as astonishing or unimaginable. Some might say the story is too farfetched from the truth. Don’t fret dear reader, this story I will tell you is completely truthful, and the descriptions revealed in this tale contains no lies. All of the accounts that I recall in this epic have happened to me throughout my life. The tales in my life might seem like a mythological fable to some. But there is nothing fictitious about this tragedy.
Officially, she is the second woman to hold the title of governor in the state of Texas. However, Dorothy Ann Willis Richards is regarded by many as the first woman who earn the election for Texas's top office of governor. Thanks to many years of volunteering in numerous gubernatorial campaigns, because she was the first woman to become Travis County commissioner twice, and since she was also the first woman to serve as state treasurer, the 45th Governor of Texas earned her title. For these reasons and many more, Ann Richardson, as she was better known, won the race 1990 gubernatorial race against Clayton Williams, fair and square. Unlike former governor Miriam "Ma" Ferguson, who is often disregarded as the stand in for impeached governor James "Pa" Ferguson, Mrs. Richardson dedicated many years of her life to the local and state government, prior to her race for governor (Brandeis University).
From the age of five, nothing could stop Catherine Granado from playing hockey. As she grew, so did her love and skill for the sport; so much so that she skated her way to the Olympics in 1998 and brought home the Gold Medal. Cammi Granado attended Province College, where she played on the school’s hockey team. She became the best player on the team, leading them to two national championships and being the European Civil Aviation Conference player of the year for three consecutive years. In 1990, she was accepted onto the first United States national women’s hockey team, and became that team’s leading goal scorer with thirty goals in twenty-five games.
The Seeger family have been the front runners of American creativity for almost a century. They are known for their many contributions to music in America. After their time in the spotlight they seemed to fade in to the background of the whole music scene, they did not disappear they just all went their own ways in terms of life and jobs. The Seegers have enriched the American way of life with their music and scholarships.
Beatrice Ricke, one of eleven children, was born in Spearville Kansas in 1920. Not long after she was born, her family moved to the Zenda Kansas area where she would live the rest of her life. The Great Depression caused her family to give up their farm and move into town. Beatrice was the third oldest of the eleven children. There were five boys and seven girls. Since Beatrice was one of the oldest children, she was tasked with taking care of her younger siblings quite often. One day she went to town and bought her little brother a brand new outfit. She sat him on a quilt out in the yard and took a picture of him. This picture of her “little cutie pie” has been in her wallet ever since.