Women's Birthdays & Milestones

January 26

Julia Morgan b. 1872-architect

Bessie Coleman b. 1893-1st Black pilot in the US

General Sherian Cadoria b. 1940-highest ranked Black woman in US Army

Angela Davis b. 1944-activist, historian

Quote for the Day

"Black women have not historically stood in the pulpit, but that doesn't undermine the fact that they built the churches and maintain the pulpits."

~ Maya Angelou

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  • Women's Global Media Monitoring Project, Media Watch: 408-423-6355, January 18

  • Black Women in the Academy: 617-253-8889

  • Board on Women and Minorities of American Meteorological Society: 617-227-2426, ext. 206

  • Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women annual meeting, UN: 212-963-3160

  • National Labor Leaders' Conference on Women and HIV/AIDS: 202-466-4615

  • Schweppes International Women's Tennis Open, WTA: 813-895-5000

  • Women in Higher Education International Conference: 915-747-5142; fax 915-747-5538

  • Zora Neale Hurston Festival of the Arts and Humanities: An International Celebration, Eatonville, FL, featuring music, performers, lectures, workshops: 407-647-3307

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