Rebecca Lee Crumpler is a woman that history knows little of other than her degree and the little she wrote about herself in the beginning of a book. What makes this woman so important to history, and so important to me, is that Rebecca Lee Crumpler was the first African-American woman to earn an M.D. degree in the United States, and one of the first African Americans to write a book of medical advice. Crumpler, born in Delaware in 1831, was raised by her aunt in Pennsylvania. Crumpler’s aunt was a woman who spent much of her time caring for sick neighbors and friends.
After earning her advanced degrees, Orem also practiced in diverse roles such as a consultant, director, professor, theorist, and author (Masters, 2015). However, Dorothea Orem came to fame with the self-care deficit theory of nursing. Orem’s Self -Care Deficit Theory of nursing was formulated in 1956 and 1959, introducing a basic idea of the self-care- framework. Orem refined her work in 1985 and presented the three theories related to the self-care framework. In 1986, Orem retired in Savannah, Georgia and died 2007 (Masters, 2015).
Introducing Miss Gilly The wrinkled old woman looked up from her pea shelling and gave me a searching look. I had asked if she knew anything about sharecropping. Our class was studying Alabama History and the teacher had instructed us to each write an essay covering one of the topics we discussed. One of the topics we discussed was sharecropping during the Great Depression. I remembered my great-grandmother saying that when she was a child her father was a sharecropper.
Her Tutsi family consist of her parents and her three brother. She continues to discuss her education eventually up to the university she attended in addition to the obstacles she faced as a Tutsi before the genocide. Once the genocide began, she got separated from her family, who were all in Rwanda except for Amiable one of her brothers that was studying abroad. Through the conflict, she ended up taking refuge in the tiny bathroom of Pastor Murizini’s house along with seven other women for 91 days while atrocities were occurring right outside the walls of this room. During her stay in the bathroom, Immaculée dedicated her time to praying to strengthen her connect with God and to forgive the killers as well as she teaches herself English.
She was born in West Florida circa in 1906. When she was born she had the name of Bessie Lee Pittman. She worked in a beauty school and at a doctor 's office as her jobs. While she was on a trip in Miami, Florida she attended a society dinner. She sat next to Floyd Odlum and after awhile they started to talk together.She married Oldum in 1936.
Some would say ignorance is bliss. While some may disagree with that statement, in the case of Jean Louise Finch —known as Scout in her childhood— the main protagonist in the novel, “Go Set a Watchman” by Harper Lee, that statement is upheld. It is a sequel to the novel, “To Kill a Mockingbird”. The story begins in the 1950’s, as Jean Louise is returning to visit her hometown of Maycomb, Alabama from New York City. She made this journey to check up on her elderly father, Atticus, and during her time back in her hometown, she finds herself at odds with the ideals of the community she once thought she knew.
In 1949, Morrison entered Howard University in Washington, where she received a B.A in English in 1953. She earned a Master of Arts degree in English from Cornell University in Ithaca, New York in 1955, for which she wrote a thesis on suicide in the works of William Faulkner and Virginia Woolf. After graduation, Morrison became an English instructor at Texas Southern University in Houston, Texas (1955-57), and then returned to Howard to teach English .She became a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha
Edna Greene Medford earned her degrees at Hampton University, University of Illinois, and University of Maryland where Medford earned her Ph.D. in United States History. Medford specialized topics are on the Civil War, the Reconstruction, 19th century African-American history to 1877, and the Jacksonian Era. Dr. Medford was awarded the Order of Lincoln, the State highest honor of Illinois as a Bicentennial laureate. In Dr. Medford’s book, Concise Lincoln Library: Lincoln and Emancipation, she describes the differences of political ideology over the topic of slavery which was the subject in every states, cities, and town during most of the 1800’s. Also, Dr. Medford explains the reasoning behind Abraham Lincoln peculiar perspective over African-Americans
In “ From the Grasmere Journals” by Dorothy Wordsworth, she writes journal depicting her daily life, while doing her daily activities along her brother William in the 1800s. Throughout the journal, she uses several abbreviations such as “WM” and “NB”. The purpose for these is to signify that she is talking to herself and is intended for her to understand it. From the given passages, she divides the journal through several passages from different dates where she wrote each passage starting from April 12 until April 21. As a result, the reader manages to envision the different aspects of Dorothy’s life each day based on the details.
Fatima Mernissi was born into Middle- Class family is Fes, Morocco of 1940. She earned her doctorate in 1957 studying political science at Sorbonne and at Brandeis University. Afterwards she returned to work at the Mohammed V University where she then had taught at the Faculte’ des letteres between the years 1974 and 1981 mainly on subjects such as methodology, family sociology as well as psych sociology. She earned her title as a well-known Islamic feminist that was greatly concerned with Islam and women’s role in it. Fatima Mernissi had conducted thorough investigation of the nature of the succession of Mohammed in order to verify what was written in the hadith.
At some stage in her life she wrote ' ' The Journal of a residence on a Georgian plantation ' ' in which she talks about natural and environmental discoveries leading to exploration of plantation boundaries. But the most interesting part of her journal was when she started explaining the life of a slave. There were two plantation where the author discusses about, in the region of Georgia near St Simon 's Island.
Along with his teaching profession, Horton was a historical consultant on various film and video productions on programs like ABC, PBS, the Discovery Channel, and the History Channel. James Horton’s wife, Lois E. Horton, is currently a professor of history at George Mason University. In previous years, she served on the scholarly advisory committee of the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center. Lois and James Horton have coauthored numerous books that focused on African American communities and social change. The two co-wrote books such as Hard Road to Freedom, In Hope of
Jimmy was named after his dad, an agent who kept a homestead and store in Plains. Carter 's mom, Miz Lillian, a medical caretaker preparing, set an moral sample for her child by intersection the strict lines of isolation in 1920s Georgia to insight poor African American ladies on matters of medicinal services. Jimmy graduated valedictorian of the class at
Marjorie Stewart Joyner was born in Monterey, Virginia. She was born on October 24, 1896, and was the granddaughter of a slave and slave owner. After attending primary school, Marjorie moved to Chicago, Illinois to pursue a career in cosmetology. She attended the A.B. Molar Beauty School and she later became the first African-American woman to graduate from the school.
Margie Nell (Keeton) Guerra transitioned on June 13, 2015, with her family by her side in Dallas, Texas. Margie was born on January 24, 1956, in Fort Worth Texas to Willie and Betty Keeton. Her father was a blue-collar worker. Her mother worked in the medical field. Margie discovered in her early years a love for fashion, makeup, reading, writing, and drawing.