Feb 24, 2021

Patricia Cowings - Leah’s 1 Cool Black STEM Gal

The gals wrap up Black History - Women in STEM month by talking about NASA's aerospace psychophysiologist, Patricia Cowings. She helped astronaughts not puke in their space helmets and was the first women trained for space flight! The gals also talk about their third favorite dinosaur - 'cause science! 

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Feb 15, 2021

Corina Newsome - Amy’s 1 Cool Black STEM Gal

Amy tells us all about @HoodNaturalist, Corina Newsome. Corina is not only a biologist who studies sparrows in Georgia but she is one of the founders of #BlackBirdersWeek. Amy also name drops many Black superstar scientists with socials who are making science much more inclusive and downright joyful! 

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Feb 10, 2021

Mary Seacole - Katie’s 1 Cool Black STEM Gal

It's Black History month and we're taking this opportunity to shine an amazing spotlight on Black women in STEM. Katie talks about nurse and entrepreneur, Mary Seacole. Voted the Best Black Britton, Mary Seacole is a Jamaican-Scottish gal who gave Florence Nightengale a run for her money. Learn a taste about the amazing gal from many lands. 

 

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Feb 4, 2021

Mamie Phipps Clark - Bonnie’s 1 Cool Black STEM Gal

It's Black History month and we're taking this opportunity to shine an amazing spotlight on Black women in STEM. Bonnie starts us off talking about child physiologist Mamie Phipps Clark and how her Doll Study helped the Brown V Board of Education case.

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Jan 30, 2021

Angela Davis - Katie’s 1 Cool Rebel Gal

We wrap up with a rebel gal who was on the top 10 FBI most wanted list but also ran for Vice President. Katie is sharing with us the complex and wonderfulness that is Angela Davis.

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Jan 18, 2021

Coretta Scott King - Leah’s 1 Cool Rebel Gal

Did you know the reason the U.S. has a federal holiday for Martin Luther King Jr is because of the work of Coretta Scott King? Learn about this active participant of peace who was active in the Civil Right Movement before meeting MLK.

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Nov 23, 2020

Maya Angelou - Katie’s 1 Cool Author Gal

Katie finished up our research and tribute to authors by talking about a nomadic and creative gal who was like a phoenix from the ashes. From Still I Rise and I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings Katie tells us the life of Maya Angelou. We also talk about Tupac, life-changing books, Bonnie's hatred of Passengers, and gateway drugs. It's a wonderful way to end author's month! 

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Aug 2, 2020

Frances Harper - Edan’s 1 Cool Suffrage Thing

It's the start of Suffrage month and there are 5 gal-pals joined over Zoom this time to celebrate the 19th Amendment. Edan is up first talking about the African-American poet who has an Indiana connection to the Suffrage movement. 

 

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May 18, 2020

Josephine Baker Leah’s 1 Cool Animal Thing

This week the gal-pals talk about the mythic creature Josephine Baker. Josephine was a burlesque performer, a French spy, and a civil rights advocate who stood up to the KKK. She also walked her pet cheetah down the streets of Paris, had a goat in her dressing room, and a pig living in her night club kitchen. Josephine is flippin' amazing!!! 

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Mar 23, 2020

Marie Van Brittan Brown - Lisa’s 1 Cool Science Thing

Lisa Meece’s 1 Cool Science Thing gets the gal-pals talking about the barriers of female inventors while she enlightens us on the genius of Marie Van Brittan Brown who invented the home security system. The gal-pals also talk about their own security systems like “Bra Off Day Off” and “T-Rex Mode” where you are so still you hope no one at the door sees you.

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