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“We are carried along by the heroines and heroes who came before and opened the doors of possibility and imagination.” The quote is by Rebecca Solnit in her essay “Protest and persist: why giving up hope is not an option” … Continue reading
Tomorrow – March 8th – is International Women’s Day, a day that was first celebrated on Feb. 28, 1910, as National Women’s Day, in the United States by the Socialist Party of America to honor the women garment workers’ strike, … Continue reading
Celebrating 4 birthdays today – 2/24 – identical twin sons David and Stephen and fraternal twin grandchildren Balan and Quinn!!!!! Another set of twins on the way, due in a month when we already have 3 family birthdays – fun!!!!
Tomorrow – Feb. 21 – is the birthday of Barbara Jordan, who was born in 1936 and died on Jan. 17, 1991. An eminent orator, lawyer, politician, civil rights leader, Barbara Jordan left a powerful legacy of indomitable forthrightness. Below … Continue reading
Wow!! Fabulous cover by Abigail Gray Swartz on “The New Yorker” for week of Feb. 6th. An inspiring, powerful update of J. Howard Miller’s iconic “We Can Do It” poster in honor of the Women’s March on Washington – I … Continue reading
Today – January 11th – in 1885 Alice Paul was born. A key leader in women’s fierce fight for the vote, Alice Paul was arrested, jailed, and force fed, all for the right to vote, a sacred right. One of … Continue reading
“It’s important not to say to yourself, ‘Oh, it’s O.K. It’s important to remember that, for example, in Russia, for the first year of when Vladimir Putin came to power, everybody was thinking that it will be O.K.” “It is … Continue reading