Carrie Lane Chapman Catt – Tales from Wo-Fan’s Land

Driving down a two-lane paved road in rural Iowa from one small town to the next you might be forgiven for overlooking a sign saying “Carrie Lane Chapman Catt Girlhood Home” but turn on to the gravel road and you will find yourself at the childhood home of the woman who convinced Woodrow Wilson to … Continue reading Carrie Lane Chapman Catt – Tales from Wo-Fan’s Land

Black Citizenship in the Age of Jim Crow, New-York Historical Society

I make it no secret that the New-York Historical Society is one of my very favorite places. They consistently have fantastic exhibits that leave me breathless, in tears, and knowing more than I did when I walked through their doors. Last autumn (October 2018) I was at the museum for their Harry Potter exhibit (more … Continue reading Black Citizenship in the Age of Jim Crow, New-York Historical Society