“Amazing” is often overused, but author and New York Times columnist Gail Collins uses it powerfully in her book title, When Everything Changed: The Amazing Journey of American Women from 1960 to the Present. An enlightening and energizing read, Collins opens with the tale of 28-year-old Lois Rabinowitz who in 1960 was thrown out of […]
Today is not simply another Women’s Equality Day. Aug. 26, 2010 marks the 90th anniversary of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to full citizenship, that is the privilege and responsibility to vote. I looked up the text of the 19th Amendment and found it to be two simple sentences of merely 39 words: […]
Yesterday I spoke at the Girls, Inc. Annual Luncheon in Wilmington, NC., about how the characters in my books personify the qualities and conditions demanded in the Girls Bill of Rights. After my introduction, I faced the guests feeling somewhat inadequate. Several women before me had spoken briefly and eloquently–right off the top of their […]
Georgia Ann Mullen will address girls ages 10-13 in the Girls, Inc. after school program on Tuesday, April 13 at 5:30 p.m. rather than April 5 as previously scheduled. The program is held at 1502 Castle St., Wilmington, NC.