One hundred years ago, the WNBA wasn’t the only literary beginning: 1917 was also the first year of the Pulitzer Prizes! Compare winners from now and then.
Do you avoid black cats or throw salt over your shoulder? It’s Friday the 13th, and superstitions abound – just as the occult did when the WNBA was founded!
Right after you remember to send in your centennial RSVP, why not check out a historical fiction book from now about the time of the WNBA founding?
If you’re looking for an example that proves why literature matters beyond pointing out that the WNBA is in its hundredth year, use 1917’s war poetry.
If fall isn’t your cup of tea, these October events across the boroughs will change your mind – from a lit crawl to the Centennial, there’s no wrong choice!
One hundred years ago, readers and authors were fascinated by war, wealth, and human interaction. What can the bestselling books of 1917 say about today?
Consider the historical moment of the WNBA’s founding as you reflect on the first strides made then and the progress we have and haven’t made since then.
As we get ready for the WNBA’s Centennial celebration, look forward to the upcoming events and backward to the fashion of the founders.
In honor of Black History Month and the WNBA Award, we’re shining the spotlight on Charlemae Hill Rollins, the first black woman to win the award.