Oct 25, 2019
Amanda shares the story of Spanish feminist & anarchist, Lucía Sánchez Saornil, who created her own all-woman militia during the Spanish Civil War. Rita brings us back farther in history to Mary Anning, an amateur paleontologist who ended up discovering some of the most important finds in science!
Oct 18, 2019
Rita tells the sad, scary, and heroic story of Neerja Bhanot, a flight attendant for Pan-Am Air during a much different time. Amanda shares the story of Elizabeth Peratrovich, an Alaska Native woman who helped pass the first anti-discrimination law in U.S. history, facing down relentless racism with strength & class.
Oct 11, 2019
Breast milk? Breast milk. The topic Rita is *itching* to discuss. Then Amanda rolls into the story of WWII secret agent Nancy Wake, who was named the Gestapo's MOST WANTED PERSON during the height of the war. Rita discusses Nakano Takeko, a Samurai Warrior who fought courageously for her people in battle.
Oct 4, 2019
Rita shares a difficult story about facing racism in the serving industry, then dives in with the tale of Dian Fossey, who lived for gorillas. Amanda shares the inspirational story of Patsy Mink, the first woman of color & first Asian-American woman elected to Congress, where she kicked some serious ass.
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