In honor of International Women’s Day and the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage in the United States, “TIME” magazine has revealed their Women of the Year for every year since 1920. The list of 100 women includes leaders, innovators, activists, entertainers, athletes and artists who defined the last century.
Here’s are some of the big names featured on the "100 Women of the Year" list, and the years they championed:
Billie Holiday– 1939
Lucille Ball– 1951
Marilyn Monroe– 1954
Aretha Franklin– 1968
Ellen DeGeneres– 1997
JK Rowling– 1998
Oprah Winfrey– 2004
Greta Thunberg– 2019
In 2019, for the first time, TIME featured more solo women on its cover than men!
Check out all the covers and the TIME article by clicking HERE.
Listen to the Breeze throughout the weekend as we honor women in Philadelphia and all across America, and, of course, continue to play the great music from our many female artists.
Happy International Women's Day!