Her best contribution was when we met with that Shoshone Indians she interpreted for Lewis and Clark, and it ended in us getting the horses and overcoming the impossible by getting over the Rocky Mountains. On this trip we were supposed to fulfill 3 goals on this journey. The first one was we were supposed to find a Northwest Passage and we didn’t. Second we were supposed to get on good terms with Native American tribes, and we only got on good terms with a few.
How is one to prove what seems impossible possible if they never tried to take the smallest step towards it. Not many people take that step towards the impossible, however Althea Gibson and Barbara Jordan didn't let what seems impossible stop them from taking that step and took a huge stride towards the impossible. Althea Gibson was a African American woman and had a great scene of determination, a lot like another successful African American woman named Barbara Jordan. Althea Gibson with not much of an education compared to Barbara Jordan who had a fair education went to high school and was inspired to be what she now is. Both these women took strides towards what seemed impossible to them because they were African American and proved everyone
Her parents were divorced and she just wanted to get away from all of that. She received a full-ride scholarship to Iowa State University, the home of the Cyclones. She decided her path there would lead her to major in political science and later on she would go to law school. She was an
“And give up? Not on your life.” Nellie Bly retorted when told to give up her dream job of becoming a reporter. (The Adventures of Nellie Bly). Elizabeth Cochran (the name Nellie Bly was given at birth) was born on May 5, 1864, in Cochran Mills, Pennsylvania.
She had become the first African American performer to sign a contract with a major studio, but she wanted to accomplish more than that. She wanted to be a voice for African Americans who were also trying to receive equality. “When I went to the south and met the kind of people who were fighting in such an unglamorous fashion, I mean, fighting to just get someplace to sit and get a sandwich. I felt close to that kind of thing because I had denied it and had been left away from it so long. And I began to feel such pain again.
She didn’t feel that she belonged there so after three semesters she had transferred to the Philadelphia Dance Academy. There it had offered her many opportunities to be a dancer. What makes her famous Jamison has done so much that makes her famous. The most important thing that makes her famous is of course is that she is a famous dancer and choreographer.
Wilma Rudolph Wilma Rudolph once said, “Believe me, the reward is not so great without the struggle. And I know what struggle is.” Wilma Glodean Rudolph, born prematurely on June 23, 1940, was an incredible woman. (Sanders, 2015). Born in a family of 22 kids, Rudolph had an extremely unwealthy home and life.
By showing that she can do that she is setting examples that anyone can do anything they just have to put in the work and never give up not matter what. Like Katherine Johnson known as the woman who loved to count, she also had many other wonderful things in her life like being a wife ,mother, and a right to freedom in history. Her life has inspired many young women around the world to stand for what they want in life and don't hold back and also respect people and make sure they respect
She came here to America by plane and she is now 31 years old and lives in Rodeo, CA. Leaving the Old Country "I wasn't planning on coming to America,but my family was there so I had no choice. I also knew that if I came here I would have a good future .My
She 's from Homestead, Florida and played college basketball for FIU. She had a phenomenal collegiate career averaging a double double every game. After college she
To spread her love for poetry and literature to others, she taught college students the clarity of writing poetry. With this, her legacy will continue on through this as several have gone on to write poetry using her skills and ideas. Through all of her achievements, she was able to obtain
She showed all African American women and men that they can achieve the impossible and have an intelligent mind like everyone else. Even African American poets from today like Alice Walker found her as an inspiration. In one of her poems about being brought to america, she perfectly summarizes what the struggle was being a slave that is equal to everyone