Arts & Entertainment

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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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"American Horror Story" welcomes viewers into its coven

A horror anthology series with a rotating/recurring cast, always led by the talented Jessica Lange. Too gruesome for some, too campy for others, American Horror Story is one of those shows that finds and snags a niche audience,

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Saudi girl's story exposes oppression of women

The film audience cringes as Wadjda's flowering pre-teen youth is hammered with humiliations and denials of even the slightest sign of human growth.

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“Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead:” A review

Women of every race and class face corresponding challenges, but the dramatically different circumstances leave you wondering if there's the basis for an alliance?

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Beatrice Lumpkin's extraordinary book about her extraordinary life

The interweaving of anger, sorrow, humor, and joy makes "Joy in the Struggle" a deeply human book about a woman who has devoted her entire life to the fight for equality, democracy, and peace.