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Overlooked No More: Dedé Mirabal, Who Carried the Torch of Her Slain Sisters

Overlooked No More: Dedé Mirabal, Who Carried the Torch of Her Slain Sisters

Overlooked No More: Dedé Mirabal, Who Carried the Torch of Her Slain Sisters Overlooked No More: Dedé Mirabal, Who Carried the Torch of Her Slain Sisters This article is part of Overlooked, a series of obituaries about remarkable people whose deaths, beginning in 1851, went unreported in The Times. For over 50 years, Dedé Mirabal carried a crushing weight: All …

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Overlooked No More: Clarice Lispector, Novelist Who Captivated Brazil

Overlooked No More: Clarice Lispector, Novelist Who Captivated Brazil

Overlooked No More: Clarice Lispector, Novelist Who Captivated Brazil Overlooked No More: Clarice Lispector, Novelist Who Captivated Brazil Far from Brazil, Lispector fell into obscurity, though she continued to write, producing the linguistically complex novels “O Lustre” (“The Chandelier)” in 1946 and “A Cidade Sitiada” (“The Besieged City”) in 1949. She and her husband separated in 1959, and she returned …

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Overlooked No More: Barbara Waxman Fiduccia, Reproductive Rights Advocate

Overlooked No More: Barbara Waxman Fiduccia, Reproductive Rights Advocate

Overlooked No More: Barbara Waxman Fiduccia, Reproductive Rights Advocate Overlooked No More: Barbara Waxman Fiduccia, Reproductive Rights Advocate Fiduccia pushed for increased access to reproductive services, including mammograms and pelvic exams. She and others successfully lobbied to expand the national Hate Crime Statistics Act to include violence against people with disabilities. She also served on the California attorney general’s Civil …

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Overlooked No More: Anya Phillips, Fashion Influencer in New York’s Punk Scene

Overlooked No More: Anya Phillips, Fashion Influencer in New York’s Punk Scene

Overlooked No More: Anya Phillips, Fashion Influencer in New York’s Punk Scene Overlooked No More: Anya Phillips, Fashion Influencer in New York’s Punk Scene This article is part of Overlooked, a series of obituaries about remarkable people whose deaths, beginning in 1851, went unreported in The Times. In the 1970s, Anya Phillips left Taiwan to forge a fashion career in …

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Overlooked No More: Lucy Diggs Slowe, Scholar Who Persisted Against Racism and Sexism

Overlooked No More: Lucy Diggs Slowe, Scholar Who Persisted Against Racism and Sexism

Overlooked No More: Lucy Diggs Slowe, Scholar Who Persisted Against Racism and Sexism Overlooked No More: Lucy Diggs Slowe, Scholar Who Persisted Against Racism and Sexism This article is part of Overlooked, a series of obituaries about remarkable people whose deaths, beginning in 1851, went unreported in The Times. It is also part of The Times’s continuing coverage of the …

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Overlooked No More: Mabel Ping-Hua Lee, Suffragist With a Distinction

Overlooked No More: Mabel Ping-Hua Lee, Suffragist With a Distinction

Overlooked No More: Mabel Ping-Hua Lee, Suffragist With a Distinction Overlooked No More: Mabel Ping-Hua Lee, Suffragist With a Distinction This article is part of Overlooked, a series of obituaries about remarkable people whose deaths, beginning in 1851, went unreported in The Times. It is also part of The Times’s continuing coverage of the centennial of the 19th Amendment, which …

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Overlooked No More: Leonora O’Reilly, Suffragist Who Fought for Working Women

Overlooked No More: Leonora O’Reilly, Suffragist Who Fought for Working Women

Overlooked No More: Leonora O’Reilly, Suffragist Who Fought for Working Women Overlooked No More: Leonora O’Reilly, Suffragist Who Fought for Working Women This article is part of Overlooked, a series of obituaries about remarkable people whose deaths, beginning in 1851, went unreported in The Times. This latest installment is one of many ways The New York Times is examining the …

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Overlooked No More: Jovita Idár, Who Promoted Rights of Mexican-Americans and Women

Overlooked No More: Jovita Idár, Who Promoted Rights of Mexican-Americans and Women

Overlooked No More: Jovita Idár, Who Promoted Rights of Mexican-Americans and Women Overlooked No More: Jovita Idár, Who Promoted Rights of Mexican-Americans and Women This article is part of Overlooked, a series of obituaries about remarkable people whose deaths, beginning in 1851, went unreported in The Times. This latest installment is one of many ways The New York Times is …

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Overlooked No More: Roland Johnson, Who Fought to Shut Down Institutions for the Disabled

Overlooked No More: Roland Johnson, Who Fought to Shut Down Institutions for the Disabled

Overlooked No More: Roland Johnson, Who Fought to Shut Down Institutions for the Disabled Overlooked No More: Roland Johnson, Who Fought to Shut Down Institutions for the Disabled He survived 13 years of neglect and abuse, including sexual assault, at the notorious Pennhurst State School and Hospital outside Philadelphia before emerging as a champion for the disabled. Source link

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Overlooked No More: Nancy Green, the ‘Real Aunt Jemima’

Overlooked No More: Nancy Green, the ‘Real Aunt Jemima’

Overlooked No More: Nancy Green, the ‘Real Aunt Jemima’ Overlooked No More: Nancy Green, the ‘Real Aunt Jemima’ Better at promotion than profit-making, the partners sold their failing company to the R.T. Davis Mill Company of St. Joseph, Mo., who promptly solicited his salesmen to find a real-life Aunt Jemima. It was Charles C. Jackson, a food wholesaler, who discovered …

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