Originally published 03/01/2018
“‘Nevertheless, She Persisted’ is really about every woman who really had to use her tenacity and courage to accomplish whatever she set out to accomplish. It’s universal,” said Molly Murphy MacGregor, executive director and co-founder of the National Women’s History Project.
Originally published 02/14/2018
“Pocahontas’s real journey was far more remarkable — and far darker — than the myth admits.”
Originally published 11/28/2017
"Pocahontas" was the nickname of a teenage girl who was abducted by English colonists in 1613 and died at about the age of 21.
Originally published 02/10/2017
When Sen. Mitch McConnell declared of Sen. Elizabeth Warren that "she was warned" and yet "she persisted," he sounded like a throwback to a time when conservatives sought to silence abolitionist women like the Grimke sisters, and before them the black woman abolitionist Maria Stewart, who dared to speak out against slavery.
Originally published 06/30/2016
DNA testing cannot definitively prove whether a person is Cherokee. Or a member of any community, at least not reliably.
Originally published 05/14/2015
She has better things to do.
Originally published 10/08/2014
The Massachusetts Democrat may be perfectly positioned to react to the revelation of secretly taped conversations within the Federal Reserve that have exposed the cozy relationship that exists between the regulators in Washington and the regulated on Wall Street.
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