R Kelly Charged With Sex Trafficking

R Kelly Charged With Sex Trafficking:

FINALLY!!! This has been public knowledge since I was a child. WTH did it take this long?!?

Seriously, it needs to stop. I applaud any wom…

Seriously, it needs to stop. I applaud any woman who rises from those ashes but let’s not romanticize it and normalize it.

Seriously, it needs to stop. I applaud any wom…

Seriously, it needs to stop. I applaud any woman who rises from those ashes but let’s not romanticize it and normalize it.

Maria Dalle Donne (1778-1842) was the first wo…

Maria Dalle Donne (1778-1842) was the first woman to ever obtain a doctorate in
medicine. She achieved this in 1799 at the University of Bologna.

Her research focused on female reproduction and
fertility, as well as neonatal medical issues. She was the second woman to ever
become a member of the prestigious Ordine
dei Benedettini Accademici Pensionati
, and in 1832 she became the Director of the Department of Midwifery at
the University of Bologna.

Suzan Pitt (1943-2019) was a painter and anima…

Suzan Pitt (1943-2019)
was a painter and animator, whose career lasted more than four decades. She was
known for her acclaimed surrealist films.

Her first film was released in 1970, and
her best-known work, Asparagus, debuted in 1979 at the Whitney Museum of
American Art. She was also a professor at the Carpenter Center for Visual Arts
at Harvard, and later at the California Institute of the Arts.

Alice Munro (b. 1931) is a Canadian writer. Sh…

Alice Munro (b.
1931) is a Canadian writer. She is best known for winning the Nobel Prize for
Literature in 2013.

She is a short story writer, and has
published numerous collections over a career spanning more than four decades. Her
works have won the Governor General’s Award for Fiction, Canada’s most
important literary prize, three times, as well as the Man Booker International
Prize in 2009.

Virginia Whitehill (1928-2018) was an activist…

Virginia Whitehill (1928-2018) was an activist for reproductive rights for women. She
is best known for her work to secure the right to abortion for American women.

She founded the Dallas Committee to Study Abortion
in 1969, in her hometown in Texas, and was the state coordinator of Texas Citizens
for Abortion Education. She helped found numerous organisations such as Dallas
Women’s Foundation, Women’s Issues Network or the Women’s Equality Action
League, as well as a refuge for women escaping domestic violence.

Marianne Williamson (b. 1952) is the founder o…

Marianne Williamson (b. 1952) is the founder of Project Angel Food, a programme serving
food to home-bound people who suffer from AIDS or other serious illnesses. She
also co-founded Peace Alliance, an organization which supports peace-building
projects.

She began her activism in the 1980s by
founding support centres for people with AIDS in New York and Los Angeles. Project
Angel Food was started in 1989, and served more than 11 million meals so far.
She is currently running as a Democratic presidential candidate for 2020.

Margaret Walker (1915-1998) was an important r…

Margaret Walker (1915-1998) was an important representative of the Chicago Black
Renaissance, the African-American literary movement of the 30s and 40s. She
wrote poetry and fiction.

Her best-known novel is the 1966 Jubilee,
detailing the story of a slave family around the Civil War era. She was also a
literature professor at Jackson State University and the founder of the Institute
for the Study of History, Life and Culture of Black People, which today bears
her name.

Viola Desmond (1914-1965) was a civil rights a…

Viola Desmond (1914-1965) was a civil rights activist in Canada. She helped give
rise to the civil rights movement in her country by challenging racial
segregation, refusing to give up her seat in a whites-only area of a cinema in
New Glasgow, Nova Scotia.

She was a beautician who opened her own
salon and training school, specifically for black women who were being denied
entry to whites-only beauty schools. Her defying gesture happened in 1964, and
she was forced to spend a night in jail and pay a $20 fine. She was granted a
posthumous pardon in 2010 (the first ever in Canada), and was the first black
Canadian women to be featured on a banknote.