Jan 24, 2020
Things get personal at the top of the episode. Then Rita introduces Holocaust hero Yukiko Sugihara, the wife of Chiune, who helped more than 6,000 Jews out of Nazi territory. Amanda discusses the incredible life of Gertrude Jeannette, who was the first woman to get a motorcycle license and become a taxi driver, but that's not what she is truly remembered for. Her dedication to the black theater community lives on today in Harlem, New York.
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