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International Women’s Day: African American Women Defining Themselves in History

March 8, 2011
International Women’s Day: African American Women Defining Themselves in History

Indeed, African American women have been central and essential to the progress and achievement of America and beyond. They too “bathed people at the Euphrates when the dawns were young.” They were at the dawn of human civilization in ancient Egypt; they bore witness to the triumph of the human spirit during the Middle...
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Women’s History Month: Celebrating Black Women

March 1, 2011
Women’s History Month: Celebrating Black Women

Who Will Speak Our Legacy But us? The history of African American women is a corrective to racist and sexist history presented in the narrative of American history. Until recently, much of the history of black women was hidden or a footnote in Black and American history. Honesty and history compels us to recognize...
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Women’s History Month Tribute

March 2, 2009

The contribution of women to the forward flow of human civilization is a hidden chapter in the unfolding of world history. Women have achieved in spite of gender, race and class barriers making profound contributions in all areas of life and society. They have refused to let men or limits of society downgrade their...
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