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Prairie State Women

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 12.16.2015 | Women
Jill S. Tietjen

I often travel through the Chicago O'Hare airport which triggered thoughts about women from Illinois and their contributions through history.

He For She Throughout History

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 12.06.2014 | Women
Jill S. Tietjen

Many historical women whose accomplishments we are aware of today had to battle society's perceptions of women's proper place. Some women were fortunate enough to have the support of a man in their endeavors -- the "He for She" paradigm Emma Watson recently spoke of at the U.N.

Santa Monica Beach Bathroom Workers Demand Union Recognition

Marcy Winograd | Posted 11.18.2014 | Los Angeles
Marcy Winograd

These workers are fighting for rights long denied in a city with a reputation for progressive policies.

Happy (100th) Birthday, Local 8!

Dr. Tukufu Zuberi | Posted 07.28.2013 | Black Voices
Dr. Tukufu Zuberi

Join us in celebrating Local 8's birthday, a shining star in the labor movement "that brought you the weekend." Even better, visit the Tides of Freedom exhibit to learn more about the African Americans who contributed to the great maritime history of Philadelphia.