Tag: women’s history month

Rosa Parks lives on in the Capitol

Rosa Parks lives on in the Capitol

| March 14, 2013

By Maya Rhodan
WASHINGTON—In a ceremony hosted by President Obama and members of Congress, Rosa Parks became the first black woman to have her full-length likeness depicted in the National Statuary Hall.

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Women key to higher education in U.S.

| March 13, 2013

By The Rev. Arsben D. Jennings
Around 1987, I went on a vacation from work to New Orleans to visit my first cousin and his family. While there, my cousin’s wife Dimples told me that her mother and family had prepared a special meal for me at their home in Baton Rouge, the capital of Louisiana.

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Kenya Thomas: A future history maker

Kenya Thomas: A future history maker

| March 12, 2013

This senior at R. Nelson Snider High School is an extraordinary young woman, on the road to reaching her career goal of becoming an OBGYN.

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City’s first female firefighter subject of new children’s book

City’s first female firefighter subject of new children’s book

| March 12, 2013

In her book about Genois Wilson, Fort Wayne author Carol Butler inspires children to hold onto goals and ambitions despite setbacks and frustrations.

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