Moms Mabley – First Female Standup Comedian

To start off LGBT Pride month, Leah's 1 Cool LGBT Thing is about the first ever female standup comedian, Jackie "Moms" Mabley. An extremely successful originator, Moms was a black, gay, woman who created an old lady character that wooed young men, made censors nervous, and told some of the best dirty jokes. YouTube Version … Continue reading Moms Mabley – First Female Standup Comedian

Ella Baker – Your Gal Friday

Today we are talking about a gal who is the Mother of the Civil Rights Movement, whose behind-the-scenes work inspired students and adults to be activists and cause political and social change. Today we’re talking about the amazing life and legacy of your gal, Ella Baker Full Episode YouTube Version https://youtu.be/RHxWHKc7Qpo Show Notes & Extras: … Continue reading Ella Baker – Your Gal Friday

Ida B. Wells – Your Gal Friday

Today we are talking about a gal who born as a slave, refused to give up her seat, found her voice as a journalist, led anti-lynching campaigns and fought for justice for African-Americans. Today we’re talking about the amazing life and legacy of your gal, Ida B. Wells. Full Episode YouTube Version https://youtu.be/qOMsYc_iSZk Show Notes … Continue reading Ida B. Wells – Your Gal Friday

Gal’s Guide Podcast – Hidden Figures

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

Gal’s Guide Podcast – Willis Richardson

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

February Meeting – Genealogy, DNA & Black History

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

Gal’s Guide Podcast – Kara Walker

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