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Powerful woman including First Lady Michelle Obama are dedicated to this new women’s movement #StateofWomen. The Summit at the White House tomorrow will celebrate the many accomplishments of women, how far we have come and the action and innovation needed to move forward. Check out the movie below.

During Women’s History Month, Karen Vaughn will spotlight the great women history-makers in Indiana. Julie Carson served nearly 2 decades in the Indiana legislature, before being elected to the U.S. House in 1996. Representative Carson was the first African American and woman to represent the Indiana state capital. Representative Carson fought for the working class […]

  Madame C.J.Walker a Civil Rights Activist, Philanthropist, and Entrepreneur, was born in Louisiana, but left a lasting legacy in Indiana. Madame Walker invented a line of African American hair care products in 1905, and eventually established the Madame C.J. Walker Laboratories to manufacture her products. In 1910 Madam C.J. Walker set up a laboratory […]

In 1992, Dr. Mae Jemison became the first African American woman to go into space aboard the space shuttle Endeavor. During her 8-day missing she worked with U.S. and Japanese researchers, and was a co-investigator on a bone cell experiment. Dr. Jemison was also the first former NASA astronaut to actually appear on any of […]

In February during Karen in the Afternoon its Black HER-Story Month where we are celebrating Black History month everyday with a “She Fact.” Aretha Franklin is know for soul stirring voice that moves generations. Did you the Queen of Soul was the first African-American to appear on the cover of Time Magazine in June 1968. […]