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International Women’s Day Takes on Special Meaning in Trump Era(Comments Off on International Women’s Day Takes on Special Meaning in Trump Era)

March 8, 2017

International Women’s Day Takes on Special Meaning in Trump Era by Leah Barth, WAND DC Intern Throughout history, women have made considerable sacrifices to improve social, economic, and political structures around the world. Unfortunately, women’s accomplishments and struggles are repeatedly overlooked, and we rarely receive the recognition and compensation that we deserve. Although there have […]

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#WomanCrushWednesday: The Women of #BlackLivesMatter

by Honora Gibbons, WAND Intern, Arlington, MA When many of us think of civil rights movements, our minds take us back to the 1960s, to boycotts, marches, and sit-ins. We mull over a list of names: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Fannie Lou Hammer, Malcolm X, or Rosa Parks. For those of us who have […]

#WomanCrushWednesday: Justice Sonia Sotomayor

by Honora Gibbons, WAND Intern, Arlington, MA “You always wonder whether the attacks on my capabilities came from an honest evaluation of my accomplishments or from stereotypical presumptions that we [people of color] just can’t do it, for some reason,” -Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, expressed in an exclusive interview with El Diario in 2013. […]

#WomenCrushWednesday: Geraldine Ferraro

by Honora Gibbons, WAND Intern, Arlington, MA As Hillary Clinton officially becomes the first woman presidential candidate on a major party ticket in the history of the United States, it is important to take a look back at some other women who helped pave the way. Before there was Hillary, there was Geraldine Ferraro, who in 1984 […]


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