“If we destroy nature blindly, it is a boomerang which will be our undoing.”
George Melendez Wright was the first person to recognize the dangers humans posed to wildlife in American’s National Parks. In this episode of Hidden Figuras, learn about the man that changed environmentalism forever.
Over a century ago, a young brown journalist named Jovita Idár stood up to Texas Rangers when they came to destroy her press.
An educator, journalist, activist and sometimes nurse, Idár is one of the most historically significant Texans that you’ve never heard of. And that’s no surprise.