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Tag: difference maker

Pies From Nowhere: How Georgia Gilmore Sustained the Montgomery Bus Boycott by Dee Romito and Laura Freeman

Summary “Every time I take a flight, I am always mindful of the many people who make a successful journey possible—the known pilots and the unknown ground crew.” Martin Luther King spoke these words as he accepted the Noble Peace Prize. He was referring…

A Lady Has the Floor: Belva Lockwood Speaks Out for Women’s Rights by Kate Hannigan

Summary Did you know there was a time when girls were not allowed to speak in front of an audience at school? During the mid 1800’s, Belva Lockwood saw this happening and knew it was wrong. She decided to end this oppression by teaching…