Wilma Rudolph has made an impact in track & field by being African American and the first woman to win 3 gold medals in a single Olympics. Wilma Rudolph has gone through so much when she was younger to get to where she was when she was when she was 16. At just 4 years old, gold medalist Wilma Rudolph had problems with her left leg and had to wear a brace. “It
orothy Draper was an American interior designer, living from November 1889 to March 1969. Draper was known for her anti-minimalist or somewhat extravagant style, as she liked to use bright, exuberant colors with large prints that covered whole walls. The interiors that Draper designed often featured black and white tiles, rococo scroll-work and even some baroque plaster-work; creating an image now considered to represent the Hollywood Regency style of interior design. Draper was born into an aristocratic family named Tuckerman, in one of the most privileged communities in American history, Tuxedo Park in New York. This was only one of the family’s homes, as Draper spent her time in the Manhattan town house as well as a summer cottage in Newport,
These two books show similar ways of never giving up. Wilma Unlimited didn't give up even though, she had polio. Henry didn't give up even though, he was a slave and had no family or friends. Wilma shipped away and was free. Eventually she became the fastest women in the world.
Do you want to know about Wilma Mankiller? Mankiller is in her autobiography and Abbey’s biography. The biography written by Susannah Abbey, titled Community Hero: Wilma Mankiller focus on Mankiller’s childhood, her leadership ability, and her quotes from Mankiller’s autobiography, adding her opinion of Mankiller’s character. Mankiller’s autobiography, from “Every Day Is a New Day,” focuses on specific experiences that developed her thoughts and action in life. Mankiller also writes about the history of indigenous people and expressing how she feels.
Oprah Gail Winfrey was born on January 29, 1954 in the city of Kosciusko, Mississippi in the United States. Winfrey came from a lower class family, being raised by just her mother in the city of Milwaukee, where she grew up throughout her childhood ( britannica ). A few months after Oprah Gail Winfrey was born, her mother abandoned her to be about to travel, her grandmother, Hatti Mae Le raised her as her own daughter after her mother’s absences. Throughout her childhood, she lived in a terrible environment, but thanks to her grandmother she was able to become the women she is today, she taught her how to read and write. As a little girl she loved playing with her farm animals and gave them little cute nicknames, according to the reading Oprah
She married Franklin Roosevelt in 1905. She gave birth to six children. She was not a wife who shared her husband's interests in golf and tennis. As fate would have it, her husband’s appointment to a powerful position required them to move to Washington, D.C. In 1917 during War I, she was an active combatant working 15 to 16 hours a day.
A blog article from ‘theconversation.com’ reads “by the end of 1998, the Women’s World Record for the Marathon was still more than 10 minutes behind the men’s”. In addition, the writer states: “in 2016, the gap had increased and the record marathon time for men had increased and was now 12 minutes faster than the women’s (2:02:57 – 2:15:25).” This proves that, although women may be running their fastest and may be achieving their gender’s best records every year, they rarely come close to a record achieved by a