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In Other News: Nigerian Military Rescues Hundreds of Women from Boko Haram

Coverage of the Kentucky Derby and the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight overshadowed what should have been a time for celebration and healing.

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The Spectacle of Olbermann, Beadle and Nichols

So here we are. The hype is gone. The stories of domestic violence barely got airplay other than to demonize Mayweather and promote the villain in the fight.

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Patronizing Domestic Violence: Olbermann’s Call for Mayweather Boycott is Opportunistic

Funny. It was Keith Olbermann that raised the question about Pacquiao fighting Mayweather just a year ago. I don’t hear anything in this interview with Olbermann and Pacquiao but a little giggle from him, “Operators are standing by.”

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Never Underestimate #GIRLPOWER in A Child’s World

If you live in Atlanta, you’ve probably listened to The Bert Show on Q100. The format of the show is unique because the entire staff takes part in the morning program and the stories that are shared could easily come out of any popular sitcom. But sometimes, life gets in the way and the show […]

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University of Maryland’s Lacrosse Mean Girls Still on Team

Today ****** was about to shoot an 8 meter and I was playing defense on her and I said some shit like oh fuck yeah and I didn’t even remotely try to check her stick, I tried to fucking swipe that bitch’s head off.”

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On this MLK Day, Remember to Honor His Mother

The Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. said, “It really boils down to this: that all life is interrelated. We are all caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tired into a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one destiny, affects all indirectly.”

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Google Doodle: Shakuntala Devi

What you haven’t heard about the remarkable Shakuntala Devi is about her marriage to Paritosh Banerji, an officer of the Indian Administrative Service in the 1960s that ended in divorce in 1979.

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FROM THE VAULT: “Ain’t I a Woman?”

That man over there says that women need to be helped into carriages, and lifted over ditches, and to have the best place everywhere. Nobody ever helps me into carriages, or over mud-puddles, or gives me any best place! And ain’t I a woman?

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Madame Curie Treated like a floozie, not a brilliant scientist

In 1903, Madame Curie was honored with her first Nobel Prize in Physics, shared by her husband Pierre and French Physicist Henri Becquerel, “in recognition of the extraordinary services they have rendered by their joint researches on the radiation phenomena discovered by Professor Henri Becquerel.”

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WPA Political Primer: Why is my representative making almost $200,000 per year?

STEAL THIS INFO AND SHARE IT WITH EVERYONE YOU KNOW! No permission needed to repost. So what does Congress do? And, what does the President do? The Women’s Party of America has published a simple Political Primer that gives an overview of responsibilities. I also think it might be helpful to show the composition of […]

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Susan B. Anthony Commits a Federal Crime and Votes

Anthony (L) and Stanton (R)

“If you refuse us our rights as citizens, I will bring charges against you in Criminal Court and I will sue each of you personally for large, exemplary damages!I know I can win. I have Judge Selden as a lawyer.

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The Mysterious Life of Isabelle Eberhardt

“I am not afraid of death, but would not want to die in some obscure or pointless way.” – Isabelle Eberhardt (1877-1904), some have labeled her a “cross-dresser”, but according to her diaries, she dressed as a man in order to be “free.”

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First Woman U.S. Mayor – With a Little Help from Her Girlfriends!

The men thought they would show the women who was really in power and just hours before election day, submitted a similar WCTU slate with one exception – Dora Salter was nominated as Mayor.

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Victoria Woodhull: First Woman to Run for U.S. President

She was not only the first woman to run for U.S. President, she and her sister were the first female stockbrokers on Wall Street and she was the first woman to address a congressional committee.

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April 19, 1967 Woman Uses Chicanery to Register in All Male Boston Marathon

In 1967, Kathrine Switzer became the first women to enter and run the Boston Marathon. For several years, another woman, Roberta Gibb, ran in the race, but did not dare register, not that she could. Women were not allowed to run in any marathons until 1972.

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