MAY 23: TODAY'S INSPIRING WOMEN
Sarah Margaret Fuller Ossoli, commonly known as Margaret Fuller, was an American journalist, critic, and women's rights advocate associated with the American transcendentalism movement. She was the first full-time American female book reviewer in journalism. She was born today in 1810.
Isabella Ormston Ford
Isabella Ormston Ford, an English social reformer, suffragist and writer, was born today in 1855. She became a public speaker and wrote pamphlets on issues related to socialism, feminism and worker's rights.
Ruth Fernández, a Puerto Rican contralto and a member of the Puerto Rican Senate, was born today in 1919. According to the "Comisiones Nacionales para la Celebración del Quinto Centenario" (National Commission for the Celebration of the Fifth Centennial), she is said to be one of three artists whose contributions have helped unite Latin America.