1920 First Black Women to Vote in Ettrick, Virginia :: Virginia State University Digital Archives Collection --hese women, left to right, are Eva Conner, Evie Carpenter, Odelle Green, Virginia Mary Branch, Anna Lindsay, Edna Colson, Edwina Wright, Johnella Frazer, and Nannie Nichols
Exclusive: A cub scout leader confronted terrorists just seconds after they had beheaded a soldier asking them to hand over their weapons and warning them: "It is only you versus many people, you are going to lose." (this is one very brave woman)
Margaret Grace Bondfield (17 March 1873 – 16 June 1953) was an English Labour politician and feminist, the first woman Cabinet minister in the United Kingdom and one of the first three female Labour MPs.
Twenty-nine year old police officer, Jiang Xiaojuan, left her six month old baby with her mother to take part in disaster relief efforts, after the 2008 earthquake. Xiaojaun breastfed nine babies during her relief work and was nicknamed “The police mom”.
Esther Pohl Lovejoy was the first woman to serve as Portland's public health officer. She'd given years of her life to the fight to ensure Oregon milk was at least as safe as its drinking water. But she couldn't save her only boy from a brief, violent illness. Freddie was 7 when he died from drinking tainted milk...Lovejoy was so driven, she rose from being a shop girl to putting herself through medical school in just a few years, in an era when women doctors were extremely rare. (story at…