Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. More Videos Resident fights to keep Confederate statue out of community Now 65, she remembered seeing crosses burning in the distance and drinking from a water fountain with signs that read "colored" and "white only. But she also remembered her grandmother Nellie Virginia Burkes' wise words, "Fight
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During the 19th and 20th centuries, Black women played an active role in the struggle for universal suffrage. They participated in political meetings and organized political societies. African American women attended political conventions at their local churches where they planned strategies to gain the right to vote. In the late s, more Black women worked for churches, newspapers, secondary schools, and colleges, which gave them a larger platform to promote their ideas.
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Gina Joy Carano born April 16, is an American actress, television personality, fitness model and former mixed martial artist. Her popularity led to her being called the "face of women's MMA " although Carano herself rejected the title  and was ranked 5th on a list of the "Top 10 Influential Women" of Cyborg , the first time two women headlined a major MMA event; Cyborg won. Outside the ring, Carano performed as Crush in the revamped reality series American Gladiators.
Updated : 19 hours ago. Swati Dhawan, a microbiologist of the Health Department, has not taken a single day-off from her job since January She has collected over 1, samples already. Forcing herself in hostile situations, she collects samples from containment zones, like Rajpura—which makes her job difficult. Talking about her difficult days, Swait revealed: "Once, a group of people in a congested area of the city — gheraoed us to spook.