Women's History Month

Women's History Month
Throughout the month of March WBLS has been celebrating Women Making History, and to close out the month we are highlighting our very own Patricia Robinson , Director of Operations at Emmis Communications, the home of WBLS, WLIB, and Hot 97. View this post on Instagram Somebody...
Women's History Month
Photo credit - Johnny Nunez/WireImage/Getty Images Today WBLS is recognizing our very own Newsroom Director, Ann Tripp . Her career spans over two decades in broadcast journalism. Throughout her journey in media, Ann has received three New York City Council Proclamations and has...
Women's History Month
Photo Credit: Getty Images For the entire month of March, WBLS is highlighting, “Women Making History.” This week we're recognizing playwright and actress, Dominique Morisseau. The Detroit native is an accomplished author, who has written over nine plays and is a recipient of...
Women's History Month
Photo Credit: Jean Baptiste Lacroix For the entire month of March, WBLS is highlighting “Women Making History and to finish off the work week, we’re recognizing the beautiful actress Lupita Nyong’o. As you may know, on March 8 th the movie “Us” was released in theaters...
Women's History Month
Photo Credit: Afro Newspaper/Gado/Getty Images Diane Judith Nash Bevel is one of several unsung heroines of the Civil Rights Movement. Born in Chicago in 1938, Nash didn’t fully experience the harsh realities of the Jim Crow South until her college years when she transferred to...
Women's History Month
Photo Credit: Getty Images For the entire month of March, WBLS is highlighting, “Women Making History”. This week we're recognizing Julia Collins , the first black woman to co-CEO and co-found a $1 Billion company, Zume Pizza . The Company launched in 2015 and is headquartered...
Women's History Month
Photo Credit: Getty Images She Built NYC , an initiative that inspires women to advance their careers, is currently working on the representation of women when it comes to historical statutes in New York City. Deputy Mayor Alica Glen and NYC First Lady Chirlance McCray is...
Women's History Month
Photo Credit: YouTube/ How Betti Wiggins, 'Head Lunch Lady', Helps Students Learn About Nutrtion|NBC News/ Screenshot As WBLS continues to celebrate Women’s History Month, we will focus on those women who are inspiring and making history. Today we recognize Betti Wiggins, a 70...
Women's History Month
Photo credit - Vivien Killilea/Getty Images for Teen Vogue/Getty Images For the entire month of March, WBLS is recognizing and celebrating women making history. Today we honor a 12-year-old girl was bullied for the color of her skin but found a way to overcome it. Los Angeles...