Category Archives: Civil Rights

42 Years of Title IX : Where are we now?

“No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.” ~ Title IX … Continue reading

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Whatever Happened to Rosie the Riveter?

I’m fascinated by the image of Rosie the Riveter versus the reality, that only a small percentage are women ( a number that is falling in these tough economic times): In 2007 women accounted for 6% of employed welders according to … Continue reading

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