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Happy Birthday

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!!!!

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Barbara Jordan

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

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Elizabeth Warren Reads Coretta Scott Kings Letter

https://www.washingtonpost.com/video/national/sen-warren-reads-coretta-scott-kings-letter-about-jeff-sessions-outside-the-senate/2017/02/07/2078bc24-edb5-11e6-a100-fdaaf400369a_video.html

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Wow!

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

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“Each of puts in . . .”

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

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Run Women Run!!!!!!!!!!!!

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/hillary-clintons-loss-has-motivated-thousands-of-women-to-consider-running-for-office_us_584eeb33e4b04c8e2bb0d0e7

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“You are always . . . .

“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

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Night after night

“Night after night by the light of an old-fashioned fireplace, we plotted and planned the coming agitation, how, when, and where each entering wedge could be driven, by which woman might be recognized, and her rights secured . . . … Continue reading

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Historic Election

Wonderful idea! Mayor Lovely Warren of Rochester, NY, announced that Mount Hope Cemetery where Susan B. Anthony is buried will open early and close late on election day (7:30 am – 9 pm). It’s a tradition for people to come … Continue reading

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“Brainiest Women”

I love the phrase “Brainiest Women” in the caption that reads: MRS. MARY CHURCH TERRELL, President of the National Association of Colored Women. Her Address on “Woman Suffrage” the Hit of the Recent Gathering of America’s Brainiest Women.” The “recent … Continue reading

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