Thomas was the first female officer of the National Press Club, president of the White House Correspondents' Association and member of the Gridiron Club.
The trooper plainly didn't like Bland's forthright defense of her civil rights; in Texas, you can be prosecuted for resisting arrest even if the actual arrest was illegal.
The nation's largest local government voted to raise the minimum wage for county employees and workers employed in the unincorporated areas -- 1.2 and 1.6 million workers.
An individual with ties to far-right video scammers has launched a new video attack on Planned Parenthood.
Besides being the founder of the Childbirth Without Pain Education Association, her work touched on so many areas ... health, women, city politics, world politics.
She organized African American women in the South to vote despite the Jim Crow poll tax and other racist restrictions.
"My doctors told me I would never walk again, my mother told me I would; I believed my mother."
The IWPA announced earlier this month that People's World writers are among the recipients of top awards.
"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."
First Woman On The Supreme Court was born on March 26, 1930.