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Today in women’s history: Queen Latifah’s birthday

Dana Elaine Owens was born on this March 18, 1970, in Newark, New Jersey.

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Today in women’s history: Musical theater diva Julia Migenes is born

Julia Migenes, the American mezzo-soprano working primarily in musical theater repertoire, was born on this date.

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Today in women’s history: "A Raisin in the Sun" opens in 1959

The Lorraine Hansberry drama "A Raisin in the Sun" opened at New York City's Ethel Barrymore Theater on March 11, 1959.

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Colleen McCullough, 77: obit insults author, draws outrage

The shockingly sexist obituary drew a collective groan of disgust, and readers, fans, and activists alike took to Twitter to defend the memory of the celebrated author.

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Nursing home workers write their stories with “Loving Hands”

"With Our Loving Hands: 1199 NE Nursing Home Workers Tell their Story" is an unusual book for several reasons.

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So many good reasons to see “Wild”

Nominations and awards are being discussed for "Wild," with good reason.

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"Once Upon a Time, Veronica"

What's engrossing about this film is that it takes viewers behind the scenes into the psyche and soul of its protagonist, Veronica da Silva Fernandes (Hermila Guedes).

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Laughter through tears in Canada's "Rez Sisters"

First Nation women and one man give virtuoso performances in a play as true today as when written 28 years ago.

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Today in women's history: Photographer Diane Arbus was born

Arbus's photography is known for its portrayal of individuals and groups perceived as "other" or marginal.

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Today in labor history: Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inducts first woman

On Jan. 3, 1987, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame admitted its first woman performer, Detroit legend Aretha Franklin.

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