Women's Birthdays & Milestones

February 17

Dorothy Canfield Fisher b. 1879-novelist

Marion Anderson b. 1902-opera singer, 1st Black to sing at the Met

Julia de Burgos b. 1914-Puerto Rican poet, journalist

Mary Frances Berry b. 1938-Black historian, activist

February is Black History Month

Quote for the Day

"I like living and I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, actively miserable, racked with sorrow, but through it all I still know quite certainly that just to be alive is a grand thing."

~ Agatha Christie

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African-American History Month

National Girls and Women in Sports Day,
Women Sports Foundation: 800-227-3988, 1st Thursday

Reprinted from The WomanSource Catalog & Review's, "women's perpetual calendar"