The Hermione Tarot: Admiral Grace Hopper

Have you heard of Admiral Grace Hopper? I hadn't until a few months back when a friend mentioned her. It's a shame because she seems quite remarkable. She was smart, of course.  She standardized computer languages and she went on to encourage young people to learn computer programing. She became an rear admiral! She worked …

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The Hermione Tarot: Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Do you remember The Yellow Wallpaper? I only half understood it when I read it as a teenager. Charlotte Perkins Gilman believed in equality for women. She argued women could lead independent lives and men should help with the housework. These were radical ideas for her time. She also struggled with depression and her famous short story …

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The Hermione Tarot: Ruby Bridges

I remember many moons ago, in those childhood days, seeing pictures of Ruby Bridges and other children walking through a sea of hate simply to go to school. I wasn't that shocked to see adults acting like monsters. Monsters had already made their presence known in my own life by then. But all the same, …

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