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Twenty years after suffragists statue victory, the quest continues for a national women's history museum

Washington Post
Of all the excuses given for why a statue of three suffragettes could not be moved into the Capitol Rotunda, Joan Wages thought the most disheartening was the observation that the women, as depicted, were rather unattractive. Wages and a group of women ...

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On This Day: Vanessa Williams crowned first African-American Miss ...

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On Sept. 17, 1983, Vanessa Williams of New York became the first African American to be named Miss America.

1984 Miss America Winner Vanessa Williams News

Vanessa Williams talks faith and redemption at Sheen Center

Crux: Covering all things Catholic
New York's newly opened Sheen Center for Thought and Culture is Cardinal Dolan's attempt to reach people of no faith through the arts. In its opening act of its second season, Broadway star Vanessa Williams spoke about her Catholic faith in between ...

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Did Jemele Hill 'cross the line?' ESPN controversy reveals the news media's enduring struggle with race.

Washington Post
About US is a new initiative by The Washington Post to cover issues of identity in the United States. Look for the About US newsletter launching this fall. Mainstream journalists reacted with widespread condemnation of White House press secretary Sarah ...




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