Spotlight

“Fifth Chinese Daughter” Inspires Renewed Interest in Chinatownopens in new window
When I looked at the list of recommended books that my granddaughter and I could read in preparation for our Road Scholar Grandparent Adventure in San Francisco, I was immediately drawn to Fifth Chinese Daughter by Jade Snow Wong.
19
Mar
2018
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Women with a Mission: T. Dianne Harris, Civil Rights Foot Soldieropens in new window
A local of Selma, Alabama, Dianne Harris was 15 years old in 1965, when Jim Crow Laws were in full effect in Selma and throughout the South.
19
Mar
2018
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7 Places Outside of Ireland to Experience Celtic Cultureopens in new window
So many Americans feel a special connection to the Celtic traditions and nations. More than 10% claim Irish heritage and another 3% descend from Scottish or Scots-Irish ancestors.
12
Mar
2018
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11 Places to Learn About Women's Historyopens in new window
If you want to learn the whole history, you’ve also got to learn the “herstory.” Celebrate women’s historical and modern contributions to art, literature, politics and more during Women’s History Month and all year round by planning a trip to one of these museums and historic sites honoring women in the U.S. and beyond.
05
Mar
2018
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Boomers’ 20 Favorite Books From Childhood (That Every Grandkid Should Read)opens in new window
Are you looking for a birthday gift for a grandchild or other young child in your life? Is encouraging a love for reading one of your ulterior motives? (A motive we strongly endorse, by the way.) Why not pick a book that you loved as a child or young adult?
01
Mar
2018
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