Hanneli ‘Hannah’ Pik-Goslar was much like other Jewish children in Germany in the 1930’s, she was shunned, not allowed to go to the movies or ice skate, and was forced to attend a special school. Most of Germany was segregated against the Jewish and against her family. Hannah was born in Germany in 1928 to Ruth Klee and Hans Goslar, by the time she’s 5 years old she and her parents are already on the run from Nazi’s. When she’s 12 her sister Gabi was born. She is already friends with Anne when she hears they’ve fled to Switzerland. This is not true as they have just started their two year hiding period in the Secret Annex. In 1942 Hannah’s mom dies in childbirth with a stillborn baby. While her dad managed to get passport, they were still arrested
How did a seven-year-old girl go from being a ballet enthusiast to one of the greatest ballerinas of all time whose influences are still so evidently felt today? Anna Pavlova is a famous Russian ballerina who is best known for introducing and popularizing ballet around the world, defying the traditional
Ekaterina Gordeeva, known as Katia to her friends and sometimes called ‘Ballerina on ice’ by her fans, is a Russian figure skater, thought of by many as one of the most artistic and graceful figure skaters of all time. She has always been small
Albertina Sisulu once said “If people don’t know what they are fighting for its useless”. The ‘Mother of the Nation’ was a nurse, political activist and is considered to be one of the most important leaders of anti-Apartheid resistance in South Africa. Albertina was known to act on her own ideal of human rights throughout her life, assisted by her husband and fellow activist, Walter Sisulu. Moreover, she was a strong woman who persevered to achieve her ideals. Albertina Sisulu was the deputy president of the ANC Women’s League, Founder of the Federation of South African Women, and leader of the United Democratic Front who also participated in the Women’s March to the Union buildings as well as the launch of the Freedom Charter. Through her extensive efforts of achieving her successful ideals for South Africa, Albertina Sisulu is considered to be a significantly remarkable woman remembered in South African history.
Nina Nodland Honors History 11 February 2016 Local: Boise police release sketch of suspect wanted in sexual assault The article “Boise police release sketch of suspect wanted in sexual assault “ goes over the latest reported sexual assault. On February 9, 2016, Boise police released the sketch of a suspect wanted due to a
Anastasia Romanov is one of the most romanticized figures in history. Due to her noble birth, she was born the fourth daughter of the last Tsar of Russia, to her playful personality, she loved to play tricks on her family and friends to the murderous, mysterious circumstances of her death at the hands of the Bolsheviks. Although Anastasia lived a privileged life, she did not have a say in her life due to her father being the Tsar of Russia.
The extraordinary artist Nina Simone, is nowadays known as one of the greatest voices of the 20th century and icon of American Music. Her real name was Eunice Kathleen Waymon, she was born on February 21, 1933, in Tryon, North Carolina. She studied classical piano at the Juilliard School in New York City and was considered a precocious child prodigy because of her amazingly way playing the piano. Nina was the sixth of a family of eight brothers, descended mainly from African slaves, although among their ancestors there were also Irish and Indian blood. Nina Simone went through a lot of phases where she found herself in the in the worst moment of her life, but despite all that, she could not hide her great and admirable talent.
Tekakwitha, Katherine Katherine Tekakwitha, known to Catholics as St. Kateri Tekakwitha and called by them the “Lily of the Mohawks,” was born at Ossernenon (now Auriesville, New York) in 1656. Her mother, Tagaskouita, was an Alqonquin native American and a Christian. Her father, Kenneronkwa, was a Mohawk chief and followed traditional native practices. She received her given name of “Tekakwitha” (which means “she who bumps into things”) after a bout with smallpox when she was four damaged her eyesight and scarred her face. The epidemic ravaged the Mohawk population around Ossernon until 1663 and claimed both her parents and brother. Tekawitha was adopted by an aunt and her husband, chief of the Turtle clan. The survivors relocated to Caughnawaga (“wild water” in Mohawk) two miles upstream on the Mohawk river.
My name is Maria Nava, I am majoring in nutrition with an emphasis in wellness. I received my associates degree in arts from TCC. I am currently an employee at a dental office. I have been a registered dental assistant for seven years now. On my free time I enjoy spending time with my family and daughter. I also enjoy going out to baseball games, salsa dancing and shopping. One thing that makes me unique would be that although I am Mexican I don't like spicy
Narcissa Prentiss was born to Judge Stephen and Clarrisa Prentiss in Prattsburgh, New York, on March 14, 1808. She was the third of nine children, and oldest of five girls. At a young age, she joined the Second Great Awakening, and decided it was her calling to become a missionary. She was accepted into the missionary service in March 1835, and was educated at the Franklin Acedemy in Prattsburgh. Shortly afterward, she was married to Dr. Marcus Whitman. She would later become a great missionary.
Kayla was born in Little Rock, Arkansas on August 26,1998. She moved to Malvern, Arkansas and still lives there today. Kayla has enjoyable hobbies, a friendly family, and aspiring goals.
The form of government that Lena Landia has is a democracy. This type of government includes a president. The president is selected by the people living in the civilization over 15 years old. Two people will be chosen by the former president to be part of the election. All people over the age of 15 will send a letter to the main house, where the president lives, and they will be hand counted after everyone has had a chance to vote. About a week later, the new president will be announced at a civilization gathering and he/she will be officially the new president of Lena Landia. The president's main responsibilities are to run the entire civilization making its laws and rights that all people must follow. These laws include the 10 Commandments.
Anna Skibska is a professional artist who resides and creates in Seattle. She has participated in 56 exhibitions all over the world including local museums SAM, BAM, and the MoG. Skibska is a recipient of several awards and grants. This piece was inspired by the Amazon biospheres, which spoke to her with the language of
In today’s society, identities play a big role in a person's life. To everyone that knows me, i am identified by being the “Greek Girl” that cares greatly cares for others more than herself. I am also identified by the person that does so much volunteer work that they wonder how i keep up with all the basics. I believe, that a person who can freely offer to lend a hand does so much good impact for the community. Volunteers impact everyone they help whether it be towards school, an occurrence of a natural disaster, or church.
Vashtie’s approach incorporates a core sensibility that marries the cosmopolitan to an unhinged street aesthetic, which is why Time Out New York once named her “Most Stylish New Yorker.” She challenges the boundaries of gender, beauty, and individuality embodied by the aesthetic of her brand Violette. Violette is carried in select boutiques, including Colette in Paris. The distinctive flair found in her designs for Violette has served as a platform for partnerships with brands. In 2010, Vashtie became the first woman to design