Articles about lady
The true story of Lady Sarah Forbes Bonetta, England's African Princess, is a fascinating one. Rescued from certain death, she is transported to England where she thrives under the protective wing of Queen Victoria. The Princesses regal manner helped her gain the favored attention of the royal court. She was popular, she had few enemies, she was celebrated wherever she went, and she enjoyed a life of unusual privilege in her adopted homeland.
President Barack Obama may have been named Time's 2012 Person of the Year, but First Lady Michelle Obama is my Person of the Decade. As someone who hadn't experienced living in the national spotlight before her husband's meteoric rise to the highest office in the land, it seems she's taken to her mantle as role model to millions of women and girls effortlessly and with ease. As one voter put it, "she reminds me of a regular woman who won the lottery."
William Wells Brown distinguished himself as the first African American novelist. As a prolific writer, playwright, and historian, he pioneered several literary styles such as travel writing, fiction, and drama. A passionate abolitionist, he was instrumental in helping to reform the institution of slavery in America. Being born into slavery in the Southern United States and escaping from this brutality 20 years later, gave him the impetus and insight to assist others to escape their bondage in like manner.