At age 74, Galveston's Lucy McMahon is a record-holding international powerlifting competitor, and on Dec. 8 she will be competing in the Global Powerlifting Alliance/International Powerlifting Organization World Championships in Moscow.
One of the mantras in our colleges and universities — and maybe in advanced high school classes, too — is that we must teach students to think critically.
The video tape player, an ancient thing, had been repaired and put in good order within the last year or two, so I popped the tape in and sat back to watch and recall the story.
A Lynchburg professor in period attire poses with Raleigh, N.C., girls fourth-grader Allie Akers, left, and her younger sister, who established a women’s history club in North Carolina and traveled all night to Washington, D.C., with their mother for the March 3, 2013, march from the U.S. Capitol building to mark the 100-year anniversary of the parade to draw attention to women seeking the right to vote.
Beaumont-born Lisa Kathleen Graddy is curator of Smithsonian’s First Ladies Exhibit. She also has put together a debut women’s suffrage exhibit at the National Museum of American History.