MAY 20: TODAY'S INSPIRING WOMEN
Cuban anthropologist and poet Lydia Cabrera born today in 1899. She published over 100 books on Santeria and other Afro-Cuban traditions and was considering a leading authority on those subjects.
Cher, an American singer and actress, was born today in 1946. Sometimes called the "Goddess of Pop," she has been described as embodying female autonomy in a male-dominated industry. She is known for her distinctive contralto singing voice.