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Antes de que Hillary Clinton aspirase a ser presidenta, estuvo Shirley Chisholm #biblioteques_UVEG

Antes de que Hillary Clinton aspirase a ser presidenta, estuvo Shirley Chisholm

July Shirley Chisholm received 151 first ballot delegate votes at the 1972 Democratic National Convention

Malala Yousafzai, of Pakistan, is the youngest person (age 15) ever nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. World famous for defying the Taliban in support of women’s rights and education for girls. On October 9, 2012, Yousafzai was shot in the head and neck by a Taliban assassin when she was returning home on a school bus full of students. She survived the attack and is expected to make a full recovery, but Taliban leaders have vowed to continue their efforts to kill Yousafzai and her father.

Malala Yousafzai, of Pakistan, is the youngest person (age ever nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. Malala is now 17 and the Peace Prize recipient.

Harriet Tubman, one of the greatest women in history.

Reverently called Moses, Harriet Tubman became famous as a "conductor" on the Underground Railroad during the turbulent Born a slave on Maryland's eastern shore, she endured brutal beatings by her master & the harsh regime of the field hand. In 184

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American military history was made Tuesday when Michelle Howard became the first woman in the U. Navy to be promoted to a four-star admiral. Howard was also named Vice Chief of Naval Operations.

Photograph by Eve Arnold : At a school for black civil rights activists, here the young girl is being trained to not react to smoke blown in her face, hair pulled, etc. Virginia 1960. I'm in love with these first integrated students. Fifteen years old and bearing the burden of the Civil Rights Movement on their slender shoulders.

PHOTO: What Conviction Looks Like

Eve Arnold: School for black civil rights activists; young girl being trained to not react to smoke blown in her face or her hair being pulled. Virginia, 1960 (no link, but a reminder to find out more about SNCC training)

Kathrine Switzer entered and completed the Boston Marathon in 1967, five years before women were officially allowed to compete in it. Other ...

Kathrine Switzer entered and completed the Boston Marathon in 1967, five years before women were officially allowed to compete in it. Other runners prevented organizers from stopping her from completing the race

Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to run the Boston marathon. After realizing that a woman was running, race organizer went after Switzer shouting. However, other male runners provided a protective shield during the entire marathon.

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