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Wednesday 5: Women and U.S. Foreign Policy, Rosa Parks, Heart Disease, Sonia Sotomayor, & ‘Paperman’

By Women's Voices For Change
Hillary Clinton's work on women's and girls' advancement into U.S foreign policy; the Rosa Parks we don't know; a call to action for black women on the risks of heart disease; Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor is a rock star; and an Oscar-nominated animated short film, "Paperman," that allows us to appreciate the beauty in simplicity.
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(Video) Black History Month: Five Stand-Up Women

By Deborah Harkins
Ella Baker. Dorothy Height. Septima Clark. Diane Nash. Fannie Lou Hamer. Who were these firebrands? Video clips of these women in action made me marvel at their vision and daring. Here, as the first of WVFC's articles in honor of Black History Month, are their stories.
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