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Today in women's history: Actor Pearl Baily was born

Friday,  March 29th was Pearl Bailey's birthday.

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Thousands rally against school closings, vow "the fight has just begun"

Thousands of teachers, parents, students and city residents  protested the announcement by Chicago Board of Education that it will close 54 schools effecting 30,000 students.

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U.S. Supreme Court hears Calif. marriage equality case

Another milestone was crossed March 26 in Californians' years-long quest for marriage equality.

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Today in women's history: Lida Gustava Heymann born

A leading figure in the women's rights movement in Germany.,Lida Gustava Heymann was born in Hamburg, Germany on March 15, 1868.

 

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Today in women's history: Suffragist Susan B. Anthony died

On March 13, 1906, Susan B. Anthony died in Rochester, N.Y., shortly after her eighty-sixth birthday.She was a pioneer leader of the cause of women's right to vote.,

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Feds again targeting outspoken Latinos

Josemaria Islas made a mistake last July - he went outside to eat his lunch.

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The vision of Rosa Parks

Rosa Parks' vision for freedom and peace continues to inspire our nation and the ongoing movement for social justice in the 100th year of her birth.

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Political and community leaders highlight strategies for African American community

A who's who of leaders in the African American community came together with hundreds of community members.

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Remember Trayvon Martin, with video

One year ago, George Zimmerman shot and killed 17 year-old Trayvon Martin because he thought the young man looked suspicious. And one year later, what happened that night still outrages us.

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