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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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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 Show Notes This month’s Gal Pals are: Kim Thatcher, […]

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Gal’s Guide Podcast – Fake or Fortune

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 […]

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Epilogue Hamilton – Your Gal Friday

The gals wrap up their coverage of the Real Life Gals of the Hamilton Musical with a special guest. The gals are joined by Jessica, a 12 year-old who is a Your Gal Friday listener, and Hamilton fan. The gals talk about what they learned, what they missed covering, as well as an interesting compare-and-contrast […]

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Martha Washington – Your Gal Friday

Today we are talking about the 1st, First Lady of the United States. A gal who widowed twice, spent 6 winters on battlefield camps, was a delight to everyone she entertained even though she wished for a private life. Today we’re going the life and legacy of your gal, Martha Washington. Learn about Martha in […]

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Phoebe Frear Talks About Human Trafficking In Her Film ‘Remember To Forget Me’

Phoebe Frear of Your Gal Friday Podcast sits down to talk with Gal’s Guide about what she calls, “the real starting point of my film career.” Remember to Forget Me is a short film about human sex trafficking. The process and subject material affected Phoebe in a deeply profound way. “We knew that our target […]

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Susan B. Anthony – Your Gal Friday

Today we are talking about a gal dedicated her life to women’s rights, sparked by not being allowed to speak because she was a woman, to speaking around the country about the importance of the right to vote, anti-slavery and the dangers of alcohol.  Your Gal, Susan B Anthony. Click here for the full podcast episode […]

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Harriet Tubman – Your Gal Friday

Today we’re going to talk about a remarkable rebel. Born into slavery, she not only escaped but she made 13 rescue missions to save family and friends. In the Civil War she was a nurse, an armed scout and a spy. She was the first woman to lead war-time troops. She was speaker for abolition, […]