She decided that she wanted to pursue her childhood dream and she enrolled in the NASA training program to become an astronaut. Out of 2000 candidates, she enrolled into the program as one of the fifteen chosen candidates. September 12th, 1992 was the day that the Endeavour finally took off into space carrying only Jemison and six other passengers. On this day, History was made and Mae C. Jemison became the first African American to enter space. Although they were only in space for a total of eight days, Jemison did various experiments during their time in space. Jemison preformed experiments on the crew and herself on weightlessness and motion sickness while in space (A&E Television Networks, 2015). 190 hours 30 minutes and 23 seconds, Mae Jemison records to be in space and making history (Redd, 2012).
Barbara Jordan was born on February 21, 1936 in Houston Texas. She was the youngest child of three. Her father Benjamin Jordan was a Baptist minister and warehouse clerk. Her mother, Arlyne was a maid, housewife and church teacher. Jordan went to college at the University of Texas. She graduated from college being one out of two African American women in her class. Jordan passed away from viral pneumonia on January 17, 1996. Barbara Jordan is a modern here because she is a brave woman, she overcame racism, she is also a civil rights activist.
Araminta Harriet Ross was born somewhere between the years of 1820-1825. Historians do not know the exact date of Ross’s birth since they have little to go off of. However, they were able to find where she was born, which was in Dorchester County, Maryland. Ross was born into slavery by her mother, Harriet Green, and her father, Ben Ross. Araminta Ross had four older siblings also in slavery, however, she would soon have a total of eight siblings. In total, the Ross family had five girls and four boys.
Out of 2,000 she was one of the 15 chosen on June 4,1987 She had become the first African American women to be admitted into the training program. Unfortunately the challenger and columbia shuttle’s had just destroyed when she applied her resume because it took a while for NASA to recover. After completing extensive training she was assigned to the shuttle Endeavor for a 190 hour mission. On September 20,1992 Mae became the first colored women in space. Which she commented that “Society should recognize how much both women and members of other minority groups can contribute if given the
Mary Jane McLeod Bethune was an American educator and life rights leader best known for starting a private school for African-American students in Daytona Beach, Florida. She was born on July 10, 1875 in Maysville, SC. She went to school at bible institute for home and foreign missions. It is now moody bible institute. She also went to scotia seminary which is now barber-scotia College. For nearly a decade she worked as an educator. She married fellow teacher Albertus Bethune in 1898. Bethune believed that education provided the key to racial advancement. To that end, Bethune founded the Daytona normal and industrial institute
Would the advances of today be up to such standards without the writings of history? Diary’s and books show the way of life along with what did and did not work. Women such as Martha Ballard and Mary Jemison gave an insight into their life that would have not been accessible to the world we know.
Born Mary Jane Mcleod on July 10, 1875, in Mayesville, South Carolina, Mary Mcleod Bethune was a leading educator and civil rights activist. She grew up in poverty, as one of 17 children born to former slaves. Traveling miles each way, she walked to school each day and did her best to share her newfound knowledge with her family. Bethune later received a scholarship to the Scotia Seminary, a school for girls in Concord, North Carolina. After graduating from the seminary in 1893, she went to the Dwight Moody's Institute for Home and Foreign Missions in Chicago. Bethune complete her studies there two years later. Returning to the South, she began her career as a teacher. She married fellow teacher Albertus Bethune in 1898. The couple had one
Dorothy Day was a women began a movement that lasted to this day. During the roaring 20’s she served as a reporter in the New York area where she eventually became pregnant due to her promiscuous life style. After her lover left her after her abortion, she left her life in New York City and went to live on Staten Island. It is their she met Forrester her future significant other. They had a marvelous time, maybe a little to much and Dorothy became pregnant once again. During her time on the island, she became involved with a local church where she began to feel a call. Eventually she moved to the city again to pursue a job, and a place to live. She meets a man named Peter Maurin who changes her life. She begins to have a calling to helping others. She then forms the Catholic Worker new paper where she brings to light social issues. She eventually starts a soup kitchen, and a place for people to stay. Even though she may have died in 1981, her legacy will live on for ever and serve as an inspiration for all
According to Google Facts, Mae West was an American actress, singer, playwright, screenwriter, comedian, and sex symbol whose entertainment career spanned seven decades. She wrote the quote “Love conquers all things except poverty and toothache.” Mae West had a life span of 87 years. Ms. West passed away in 1980 36 years ago in Hollywood, CA. Mae also wrote other quotes like “When I'm good I'm very, very good, but when I'm bad, I'm better” and many others. The quote “Love conquers all things except poverty and toothache” nearly means love can fix a lot of things. But love can not make you rich and love can not fix problems like a toothache. Love is a very powerful word ,and it can change one's life. Ms. West probly never had poverty problems
There are many social workers who have made an impact in improving the welfare of others and social change. Many women and men social workers have made a significant influence in various ethical, professional, and legal obligations. Social workers take unique approaches to improve social issues such as analytical and strategic thinking and writing. To improve social change, many social workers have made a stand to make informed decisions about how to modify current social environmental issues One historical figure in social work that made a change was Florence Kelley.
The pioneer that I am researching is Florence Mills. The point that I am referencing is that Mills became a young performer, Next she with hired to replace a famous star named Gertrude, The she became a massive star in Britain, Mills starred in a musical called blackbirds, and she also made her debut in 1922 as a performer. Florence Mills was a young performer that stunned the audience from everywhere. She had a breakthrough that made her big star. She was a big equal rights leader and her performances like blackbirds showed where she stood in equal living.
Dorothea Orem was born in Baltimore 1914, Dorothea Orem attended Seton high school which was located in Baltimore, Maryland. In 1934, Orem obtained her diploma from providence hospital school of nursing located in Washington, D.C and continued her nursing career in catholic university of America to earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing Education 1939 and her Masters of Science in nursing education in 1945. (Current nursing
Brenda Katwesigye lives in Uganda. Uganda is a country that is not known for its technological infrastructure or even its cell phone service. Even so, this innovative entrepreneur is the brainchild of the mobile app InstaHealth, which, according to Black Enterprise, "instantly connects users to health centers, medical specialists and ambulance services, and allows them to share their health experiences with millions of people."
“The best that can be said of the conception is that it did afford a chance to experiment with some physical and social planning theories which did not pan out. “ This quote reflects Jane Jacob’s philosophical ideas in an attempt to criticize the social housing’s design approach and its associated urban planning in modern era. “The physical and social theories” outlines the urban planning idea of social housing (Utopian idea) and according to Jane’s statement, such experiment of these theories were deem to be unsuccessful. It is inevitably certain to some extent that a provocative statement towards modern era social housing approaches would hold true due to the minimal success the plans brought to the city, such as solving the working class commendations temporarily. Nevertheless, it is a failure to deliver long-standing social improvements corresponded with the increasing suspicion of modernism, one cannot simply attribute ill fate to its “innovative physical features” (As Jane said, the Utopian and Utopia), but should rather considered a range of other elements in the larger aspect of society: factors such as difficulty of racial integration, problems of financing and management, lack of bridging between architecture and planning, as well as the increasing preference of suburban lifestyle from the rising mid class. These problems reflected evidently in some stereotypes of social housing communities built in the modern era such as Pruitt-Igoe, sunny side Gardens, Paul