Her father might have been the pilot of United Flight 93, but Penney and her commanding officer had a singular focus.
Some of the men who walked by would cheer, while others would shout, 'Go back to the Soviet Union, you commie, lesbian, dyke, crazy, witch.'
A proper education was difficult to come by during the Middle Ages—especially for women.
The protestors helped themselves to the editor's cigars and would not budge from his office.
Harry Burn reversed his anti-suffrage vote after receiving a plea from his mother.
The Barnard student's unrepentant decision to defy campus rules sparked sexual reforms on campus—and around the country.
A Hawaiian princess helped revive the ancient sport of surfing long before Gidget and Moondoggie hit the beach.
During the 19th century, women were largely barred from the legal profession, but that didn't stop Ray from trying to break in anyway.
American Gertrude Ederle slathered herself in grease, wore a controversial two-piece bathing suit and ate chicken legs along the way.
It was at this small gathering where Elizabeth Cady Stanton and others let the discontent of their lives boil over—and decided to do something about it.