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25 Fascinating Nonfiction Reads

Posted about 15 days ago by Connie C

Posted in Cooking, Home and Garden, eBooks and Audiobooks, History and Politics and Nonfiction | Tagged with autobiographies, biographies, books, capital punishment, crime, dinosaurs, FBI, feminism, history, home schooling, memoirs, Native Americans, opioid abuse, political activists, public libraries, Schizophrenics, serial killers, Shipwrecks, true crime, true stories, women, World War II and WWII

A variety of nonfiction books for people who prefer real stories.

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HerStory: Intersectional Feminism

Posted 5 months ago by Rebecca S

Posted in History and Politics and Nonfiction | Tagged with autobiographies, discrimination, feminism, feminists, intersectionality, memoirs, racism, sexism, social issues, Steinem Sisters Collection, women authors, women's history and Women's History Month

In celebration of Women's History Month, join the Steinem Sisters Collection for HerStory: Intersectional Feminism. Featuring four of the Toledo region’s most celebrated women’s activists and forward-thinkers, this special program will investigate how the feminist movement can be more diverse and inclusive through a renewed focus on intersectionality.

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Equal Pay Day: An Intersectional Approach

Posted 5 months ago by Rebecca S

Posted in Nonfiction | Tagged with equal rights, equality, feminism, feminists, inequality, intersectionality, labor relations, personal narratives, programs, sex discrimination, sexism, social conditions, Steinem Sisters, wages, Woman's History Month, women, women authors, women's rights and workplace issues

Equal Pay Day is the symbolic marker of how long it takes for women to earn as much as men did the preceding year. Continue reading to learn more about this incredibly important issue that should concern everyone in our modern society.

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Okay Ladies, Now Let’s Get Information: A Feminist Reading List

Posted over 3 years ago by Katie M

Posted in Culture and Diversity, eBooks and Audiobooks and History and Politics | Tagged with equality, feminism, feminism-humor, feminist, political activists, sexism, social conditions, women, Women's History Month, women's rights and women's studies

In preparation for the upcoming Women’s March on Washington on January 21st, we’re highlighting some must-read books for the modern feminist.

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