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March is Women’s History Month

The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum join in paying tribute to the generations of women whose commitment to nature and the planet have proved invaluable to society. About Women’s History Month Women’s History Month had its origins as a national celebration in 1981 when Congress passed Pub. L. 97-28 which authorized and requested the [ ... ]

Obama’s White House – The Diversity Question

In Clinton’s first term, 47% of those he appointed to his Cabinet were women or people of color. Bush had precisely the same percentage in his first term. By the end of Clinton’s second term, his figure had risen to 52%. President Obama’s two Supreme Court nominations have been women, his first secretary of State and Homeland Security secretary are women, also his attorney-general a black man. Yet many of his supporters question his recent [ ... ]