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Today in history: Olympic runner Wilma Rudolph born 75 years ago

"My doctors told me I would never walk again,  my mother told me I would; I believed my mother."

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People’s World receives top honors from Illinois Woman’s Press Association

The IWPA announced earlier this month that People's World writers are among the recipients of top awards.

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Historians: History is more than an academic exercise

"History shapes and molds our perceptions of our past, present and future; it informs and builds a narrative: it provides lessons applicable to today's reality."

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Today in women's history: Sandra Day O'Connor is FWOTSC

First Woman On The Supreme Court was born on March 26, 1930.

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Today in women’s history: Happy birthday Dorothy Height

Height was the president of the National Council of Negro Women (NCNW) for 40 years and was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom

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Today in women’s history: Edith Nourse Rogers born, sponsored G.I. Bill

Once upon a time there existed moderate, even in certain ways progressive Republicans.

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Caregiving matters: International Women’s Day in Los Angeles

The global theme of this year's Mar. 7 annual International Women's Day event was "A Living Wage for Mothers and All Caregivers." 

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Today in women's history: Social reformer Lillian Wald born in 1867

Founder of the Henry Street Settlement House in Lower Manhattan, Lillian Wald was born March 10, 1867, in Cincinnati to a family of German Jewish professionals.

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Today in women’s history: Barbie is born

Barbie became the figurehead of an extensive and highly lucrative brand of Mattel dolls and accessories.

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Remembering women's history: Lucy Parsons died

Lucy Ella Gonzales Parsons, a working-class leader and spouse of one of the Haymarket martyrs, died March 7, 1942 in Chicago.

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