Monthly archive for May2017

The Lioness Project: Aiko Herzig-Yoshinaga

The Lioness Project: Aiko Herzig-Yoshinaga

This week’s Lioness was imprisoned for her Japanese ancestry after the attack on Pearl Harbor. She devoted her life to exposing the racist rationale for the “internment” camps, helping to provide victims with justice and redress. “It is my fervent hope that persons who review the historical documents…

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The Lioness Project: Wilma Rudolph

The Lioness Project: Wilma Rudolph

They called her the Tornado. La Gazella Nera. La Perle Noire. The Fastest Woman on Earth. But this world-record setting Olympic Hall-of-Famer started out as a little black girl with polio in the segregated South. “The doctor told me I would never walk again. My mother told…

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The Lioness Project: Amelia Earhart

The Lioness Project: Amelia Earhart

Chances are, you know her. She’s a modern icon and an enduring mystery. But it is not her still-unsolved 1937 disappearance that places her among our lionesses; it’s her spirit, determination, and daring. “The most difficult thing is the decision to act. The rest is merely tenacity. The…

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The Lioness Project: Rigoberta Menchú

The Lioness Project: Rigoberta Menchú

I’ve decided to start a weekly drawing project here—something fun, something challenging that requires a bit of research, something inspiring and even maybe positive at a time when the only news seems to be bad news. With all of the terrible legislation coming out of…

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