Loretta Barnard

Remembering the Brilliant Women That History Forgot

William F. Friedman and Elizebeth Smith Friedman

For numerous and varied excuses, the achievements of women are lost to history. However, we’ve found two that deserve their day in the sun. Fair’s fair.

  Throughout history, countless women have had their achievements ignored, overshadowed, forgotten, or purposely hidden. Consider Australia’s Read the full article
Loretta Barnard

Loretta Barnard is an Australian freelance writer and editor who, in a long career, has done almost everything possible in the book publishing industry. These days she actively pursues her love of music, literature and theatre, and is something of wannabe roving ambassador for the creative and performing arts.

What the World Needs Now, Part II: The Story of Slaves / The Story of Kings / The Story of the Africans in America

In America, in this day and age, it’s time to mine richer material than the tired American Slave Story that chains us. Here are the thought leaders who will take us there.

What the World Needs Now Is Not Another Slave Story, Part I: The One Story We Cannot Stop Telling Ourselves

Could 2019, exactly 400 years since slavery and its twin offspring of racism and discrimination, be the year in which racism in America dies?

#MeToo*: What Do We Want Men to Actually Do?

The #MeToo movement has given women a voice, revealing the prevalence of sexual harassment, assault, and predation in our society and exposing its scope. Eve Connell shares her own experiences, all too relatable, and asks, what next?

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