Introduction In the year 1981 Sandra Day O'Connor achieved a feat that no other women in the history of the United States had ever attained. She was appointed by President Ronald Reagan as Supreme Court justice. Her intelligence and grit made her a rather interesting figure in the highest court of law in the United States. After her retirement from the court on 31st January 2006, Justice O'Connor has continued offering her service to the nation through hearing cases in the Appellant courts. She was recognized for her achievements by present Obama and awarded the Presidential Medial of Freedom.
Her diplomatic skills influenced the world. I believe that she was, and still is, a role model for many women following her. On October 11, 1884, Anna Eleanor Roosevelt, known as Eleanor Roosevelt, entered into the world. She was the oldest child, and only girl, of Anna Hall Roosevelt and Elliott Roosevelt. Five years later, in 1889, her brother Elliott Jr. was born, then Hall in 1890.
Heather Whitestone was born on February 24, 1923 in Dothan, Alabama. Whitestone was the first woman with a disability to be crowned Miss America 1995. Her mother, Daphne Gray, was a seventh grade math teacher and her father, Bill Whitestone, was an owner of a furniture store. She is the youngest of three sisters. She is married with John A. McCallum, a hearing man and they have four children’s.
Her oldest of the family was her brother Samuel (28) after him is Jose (27) than her sister ( 25) than her other sister Blanca (23) than her other brother Cam (22) and at last her little brother Daniel (12). Maria was a senior in high school. Her plans after high school was to go to lone star college to do 2 years of basics, then transfer to Sam Houston University. Maria was excited to graduate high school because she was going to be to be the first child of her family to get a high school diploma but also be the first one of her family to go to college. Maria had big dreams.
from Harvard Law School. Justice Kagan clerked for Judge Abner Mikva and Justice Thurgood Marshall. Then she become a professor at University of Chicago Law School and Harvard Law school, where she aldo become a Dean years later. Elena took seat on Agust 7, 2010 after being nominated by President Barack Obama. By being one of the three Jews members of the Court, Kagan’s ideology is joined by two wings: liberal and
On August 8, 2009, Sonia Maria Sotomayor became the first justice of Hispanic descent to be seated on the United States Supreme Court. Her upbringing in a Puerto Rican household in the Bronx, significantly shaped her decision making first on the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York (1991-1997) and later, on the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit (1997 - 2009). Today, Sotomayor continually advocates for the basic rights of Americans; this is demonstrated in two of her recent opinions: (1) her 58 page dissent of the Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action (2014) decision, in which the Court decided, 6-2, that states could prohibit the use of affirmative action at public universities; and (2) and her opinion on the Brumfield v. Cain (2015) which
"Three years later, when Grandma discovered I would be one of the first blacks to attend Central High School, she said the nightmare that had surrounded my birth was proof positive that destiny had assigned me a special Task." - Melba Pattillo Beals. This book is an autobiography about Melba who was one of the "Little Rock Nine" who integrated the all white Central High School. Melba wanted to prove that whites didn 't have charge over her, that she was free. However, this isn 't easy; Melba and the rest of her friends are being threaten from phone calls and letters to brutally attacks.
She is a successful mother of two, (Eric and Katrina). Having two children before the age 30 made her grow up faster. She had to put two others before herself so she had a big responsibility on both of her hands. Love found its way to my mom when she met a wonderful man named Darren, they got married in August 2003. “If I knew then what I know now I would have went to college and furthered my education” mom says.
She was also awarded best dressed 2008 and appeared 2 times in Vogue Magazine (source #6). In September 2007, she was awarded #58 in the most academically skilled in the Harvard 100 which was a book about valuable students once had (source #6). In 2015, she teamed up with her husband to make the "Lets Girl Learn" act to help young women to accomplish their goals and not be afraid to put themselves out there and she raised about $5 million (source #2). while being the first lady she also took care of her 2 daughters Malia and Sasha Obama (source #1). When she was the first lady she helped countless people, supported feminism, and created many acts to help not only women but also obese children and military families.
Some include Hiram Revels, the first African American to serve in the United States Senate, Loretta Lynch, the first African American female attorney general, and Barack Obama, the first African American President of the United States. Misty Copeland is an example of an African American who has not let a stereotype steer them from their aspirations. Misty Copeland was born on September 10, 1982, in Kansas City Missouri. At age 13, Copeland began her ballet studies. Her dance instructor embraced her ethnicity.
Lila Diane Sawyer was born on December 22, 1945, in Glasgow, Kentucky. Diane 's father was a Navy captain in World War II and later on became a respected republican politician. Diane always stayed active as a youth and because of that she was voted "most likely to succeed" by her classmates. When she was 16 years old, her older sister, Linda, became first runner-up in the 1962 Junior Miss Competition. Following in her sister 's footsteps the following year, Diane became the 1963 Miss Junior Miss of America.