Now is the first time that a woman has been named a coach in the National Basketball Association. This column addresses some significant women's accomplishments in sports that involve a ball: tennis, soccer, football, basketball and golf.
His paintings are filtered through the lens of his own personal experience as someone of mixed race growing up in Canada, where he was often identified as "different," and even ridiculed for that perception. Themes including culture and ethnicity and social identity are evident in his artwork.
At a moment when cultural trend-watchers are predicting the imminent demise of the traditional book in lieu of digitization, the American Antiquarian Society is honoring the strength of print as it celebrates its 200th anniversary.