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Thinking back to our history classes growing up, we had one question: Where the ladies at? Enter, Encyclopedia Womannica. In just 5 minutes a day, learn about different incredible women from throughout history. In Wonder Media Network’s brand new podcast, we’re telling the stories of women you may or may not know -- but definitely should.

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Thinking back to our history classes growing up, we had one question: Where the ladies at? Enter, Encyclopedia Womannica. In just 5 minutes a day, learn about different incredible women from throughout history. In Wonder Media Network’s brand new podcast, we’re telling the stories of women you may or may not know -- but definitely should.

    Politicians: Constance Baker Motley

    Politicians: Constance Baker Motley

    Constance Baker Motley (1941-2005) spent most of her life fighting for Civil Rights. She put her life at risk to change the course of American history -- but she’s often left out of the history books.

    • 5 min
    Politicians: Charlene Mitchell

    Politicians: Charlene Mitchell

    Charlene Mitchell (1930-present) was the first Black woman to run for president of the United States. She ran on the Communist ticket, stating that she saw racism and class injustice as symptoms of the capitalist system.

    • 6 min
    Politicians: Golda Meir

    Politicians: Golda Meir

    Golda Meir (1898-1978) was a visionary political leader, pioneer, and activist who took the world by storm when she became the first woman to serve as Prime Minister of Israel.

    • 9 min
    Politicians: Barbara Jordan

    Politicians: Barbara Jordan

    Barbara Jordan (1936-1996) was the first Black woman elected to Congress from the South and her powerful words made their mark on history.

    • 8 min
    Politicians: Patricia Roberts Harris

    Politicians: Patricia Roberts Harris

    Patricia Roberts Harris (1924-1985) was the first Black woman to serve as a United States Ambassador, the first Black woman to be dean of a law school, the first Black woman to be part of a presidential cabinet and thereby the first Black woman to be in the line of succession for the presidency.

    • 8 min
    Politicians: Fannie Lou Hamer

    Politicians: Fannie Lou Hamer

    Fannie Lou Hamer (1917-1977) was a leader in the Civil Rights movement who ardently fought for free and fair elections.

    • 9 min

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