This week the sky is the limit with Kim's 1 Cool Black History Thing about the gals of Hidden Figures. Bonnie, Edan, Rebecca, and Kim also talk about their favorite gal in Black history as well as historical films and documentaries. All this and more on this episode of Gal's Guide to the Galaxy Podcast episode #17. … Continue reading Gal’s Guide Podcast – Hidden Figures
This week Edan keeps her 1 Cool Black History Thing all in the family. Edan shares the amazing life and legacy of her Great-Grandfather Willis Richardson, a playwright who was the first African-American to have a non-musical production on Broadway. His plays live on today in museums and on stage. Learn all about this amazing … Continue reading Gal’s Guide Podcast – Willis Richardson
This week Rebecca’s 1 Cool Black History Thing is about the singer and activist Nina Simone. From “Mississippi God Damn” to her cover of “Here Comes the Sun” Nina has a voice that draws you in, tells you a story and can make you cry. Learn more about this amazing gal this week on the … Continue reading Gal’s Guide Podcast – Nina Simone
Edan returns! Last February Edan Evans de Roziere rocked the crowd and presented about Genealogy with a Black history and self-purpose spotlight. This year think of it as Part 2: DNA. She'll talk about what different DNA tests offer and how they can help bridge the racial divide as well as build our own sense … Continue reading February Meeting – Genealogy, DNA & Black History
It’s Black History month and a new group of gal-pals have joined together to share 1 cool thing. This week Bonnie shines a light on artist Kara Walker’s who work with silhouettes, sugar sculpture, and puppets are more than meets the eye. Full Episode YouTube Version https://youtu.be/050lfypB8jQ Show Notes This month's Gal Pals are: Kim … Continue reading Gal’s Guide Podcast – Kara Walker
Our 10 recommended reads that include fiction and non-fiction, science and sci-fi, poetry and a play, plus a few documentary films.
We are seeking Black History books for our new library!
Geniuses, trailblazers, inventors, and freedom fighters. These gals stories are intertwined throughout the rich history of the world and we are celebrating and shining a spotlight on women of Black History. Your Gal Friday is our student-friendly podcast showcases a gal in our galaxy that we can all learn from. Winner of 2017 Indy Pop Con Best … Continue reading Your Gal Friday Episodes Featuring Amazing Women of Black History
In our final 1 cool painting thing, Dr. Leah Leach talks about nameless women in two paintings from a British TV show called Fake or Fortune. Joined by Kim Thatcher, Rebecca Berfanger and Bonnie Fillenwarth, the gals also talk about their favorite female artists and for some reason Salvador Dali’s mustache. FULL EPISODE YouTube Version … Continue reading Gal’s Guide Podcast – Fake or Fortune
In our second 1 cool painting thing, Rebecca Berfanger talks about Amy Sherald, the gal who painted the Official White House Portrait of Michelle Obama that captured the imagination of one little girl in particular. Joined by Kim Thatcher, Bonnie Fillenwarth and Dr. Leah Leach, the gals also talk about female and male nudity in … Continue reading Gal’s Guide Podcast – Amy Sherald