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Maya Angelou – Your Gal Friday

Today we are talking about a gal who was a poet, an activist, a dancer, an actress, a director, a writer, and an educator. A gal who used her many gifts to teach us empathy, compassion, and inner strength. Today we’re talking about the amazing life and legacy of your gal, Maya Angelou. Full Episode […]

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg – Your Gal Friday

Today we are talking about a gal who hails from Brooklyn NY, works in DC and is….notorious. She’s the 107th Justice to the U.S. Supreme Court and started as a lawyer for women’s rights. We’re happy to be releasing this episode on March 15 so we can say, Happy 86th Birthday to your gal, Ruth […]

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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 Show Notes & Extras: Where […]

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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 Show Notes & […]

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Conchita Cintrón – Your Gal Friday

Today we are talking about a gal who defied a dictator, faced down death, and became a Goddess to all those who saw her in the ring. Bullfighting has been described over the centuries as indefensible and irresistible. It’s with that polarity in mind that we look at the life lessons we can learn from […]

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Babe Didrikson Zaharias – Your Gal Friday

Today we are talking about a gal who had amazing success in golf, basketball, and track and field. But it doesn’t stop there. She also played baseball, billiards, and bowling. All these events at a time when women were discouraged to compete. ESPN ranked her in the top 10 of most important athletes of the […]

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Janet Guthrie – Your Gal Friday

Today we are talking about a gal whose drive for adventure, speed and adrenaline placed her in the record books to be the first woman at the Daytona 500 and the Indianapolis 500. Believe it or not racing was her back up choice she had her sights on something much faster. Today we’re talking about […]

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Tina Turner – Your Gal Friday

Today we are talking about a gal who went from picking cotton in Nutbush, TN to an icon on stage and screen. There were many hardships and if you haven’t heard her story get ready for a tale of a survivor with a soundtrack to go along with it. On episode #39 we’re talking the […]

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Joan Jett – Your Gal Friday

Today we are talking about a gal who picked up a guitar at 13, formed a band at 15 and at this moment is touring the country to audiences who love Rock n’ Roll. Today we’re going to talk about Godmother of Punk, the Queen of Rock and Roll, the life and legacy of your […]

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Sister Rosetta Tharpe – Your Gal Friday

Today we are talking about a gal who inspired Elvis, Johnny Cash, Chuck Berry, Jerry Lee Lewis and Bob Dylan. We’re talking about Gospel’s first superstar who shocked audiences with her electric guitar. Today we’re going to dig into the start of Rock and Roll and talk about the life and legacy of your gal, […]