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Women In History

Remember These 5 History-Making Women This Memorial Day

Throughout American history, it's no secret that women have been denied the same rights as men - including serving for our country. "Trailblazers" are... Read More »

Will This Woman Be the Face of the New $10 Bill?

In June, the U.S. Treasury announced some exciting news — a woman will appear on the new $10 bill. But who will that woman be? A poll released Wednesd... Read More »

Beyond Fashion Icon: 6 Important Things You Didn't Know About Jacqueline Kennedy

Jacqueline Ona is Kennedy — known by most as "Jackie O" — is one of the most iconic women in American history, especially when it comes to fashion. Th... Read More »

American Woman to Command Mega-Cruise Ship in August

Kate McCue will become the first American woman to command a mega-cruise ship. The 37-year-old San Francisco native graduated from California State Un... Read More »

Girl Scouts Made History While Camping on the White House Lawn

Fifty Girl Scouts had the experience of a lifetime on Tuesday night. The Today Show reported that these young girls made history by setting up their t... Read More »

Why Facebook's Gay Pride Filter Is Being Overridden By the American Flag

After the U.S. Supreme Court ruled to legalize same-sex marriage Friday, more than 26 million Facebook users showed their support by using Facebook's... Read More »

June 26: A Landmark Day for Same-Sex Marriage

June 26 is a significant day for same-sex marriage rulings. On this day in history in 2003, in Lawrence v. Texas, the court ruled that a Texas law tha... Read More »

Polls Show Hillary Clinton Ahead With Democratic Voters and Republican Rivals

A recently released Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll finds that Hillary Clinton has a firm grip on Democratic voters, and leads over three potential... Read More »

WATCH! The Trailer for "He Named Me Malala" Will Make You Cry

By Amy Elisa Jackson At just 17 years old, Malala Yousafzai has single-handedly changed the global dialogue surrounding the maltreatment and lack of e... Read More »

Misty Copeland Could Make History at American Theatre Ballet

Speculation is circulating that Misty Copeland could be promoted to principal dancer at American Ballet Theatre. If promoted, Copeland will become the... Read More »

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