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  Why is There a Crow on Every Page? June 7, 2013 Hopefully many of you have had a chance to check WOTV's makeover. It's summer time and it was time she got shiny and new (and got her software updated). We chose the color yellow f
admin · 453 days ago

Women’s abilities are always being called into question. Take Rick Santorum's poke at women being too emotion for duty at the front lines of combat situations. A select corps of women is fighting back. Read the story of one American and two Afghani teenage
IntheHeartland · 908 days ago

As a young teenager Lateefah seemed to be going nowhere. She dropped out of school and was on probation for shoplifting. Then someone offered her a different path. She changed directions and at 19 she took over a women's center helped women and girls find
IntheHeartland · 962 days ago

Americans persist in telling and retelling the Thanksgiving story. It is a well-meaning celebration of the bounty of the land of the country and thanks to the Native American people who helped the Pilgrims who had newly immigrated. But Thanksgiving is a le
IntheHeartland · 1032 days ago

Mary Anne Angel might be described as the little mouse that roars. Her outward demeanor is neither loud nor forceful. However, her strength, unbounded energy to do good deeds, her concern for humanity, and readiness to extend the warmth of friendship is wh
IntheHeartland · 1045 days ago

Anita Woodley, a journalist and radio producer, channels her younger self, her mother and grandmother in a one-woman play she has written to tell a powerful story about women’s leadership. It is an earnest story about sickness and healing, aging, love, and
IntheHeartland · 1101 days ago

Have you ever wanted something SO much you were willing to wait however long it took? Well, Keiko Fukuda waited almost 80 years to realizing her dream. At the age of 98 Keiko Fukuda became the first woman to achieve a tenth-degree black belt in Judo. The p
IntheHeartland · 1112 days ago

  At 93 Therrell Camille Smith keeps everyone on their toes. She’s still teaching ballet in a school she established 60 plus years ago in her hometown of Washington D.C. Read more about this amazing woman on my blog Living in the Heartland.
IntheHeartland · 1146 days ago

Q. Are you a "quiet" or an "angry" woman?Ana Lewis, founder of WomenontheVerge.net, is troubled by these descriptors. Ana feels both give women a "bad rap."Ohio State University professor Nan Johnson wrote in the journal Philosophy and Rhetoric that in the
IntheHeartland · 1338 days ago

  In the shadow of the ninth anniversary of the destruction of the Twin Towers in New York City and serious damage to the Pentagon in Virginia, in the wake of a continuing war against terrorism in Afghanistan and Iraq, and ignited by a threat of a pu
IntheHeartland · 1454 days ago

Living in an able-bodied worldAnd I am a disable-bodied girlYou know that we are living in an able-bodied world And I am a disabled-bodied girl(modified lyrics to Madonna's Material Girl)       Most of us understand and accept that the world is an impe
IntheHeartland · 1526 days ago

  Radmilla Cody may have grown up unfamiliar with the lyrics of Tammy Wynette's song Stand by Your Man. She, however, has lived them. Radmilla's connection to singing deepened during the 18 months she spent in prison. She was incarcerated for not rep
IntheHeartland · 1545 days ago
Women on the Verge