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The Color of Friendship was a children's movie with a big impact on Herlinked editor Marchae.

Mandela and The Colors of Friendship TAGS: | | | | | | | Some­times, I won­der why they don’t make more movies like “The Color of Friend­ship,” but when Nel­son Man­dela died, I think I got my answer.

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International Women’s Day News Roundup TAGS: Happy Inter­na­tional Women’s Day, from.…a man.  Oh well, nev­er­mind the mes­sen­ger, here’s a quick roundup of the news from Inter­na­tional Women’s Day! First off, from Time Mag­a­zine, we have a …Con­tinue read­ing →

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New Thai prime minister has Kentucky ties TAGS: | | Yingluck Shi­nawa­tra, who is set to become the first female prime min­is­ter of Thai­land, is a Ken­tucky State Uni­ver­sity alumna.

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Post profiles 20 important women TAGS: | | The Wash­ing­ton Post did a nice slide show about 20 women who made his­tory as “firsts” in their polit­i­cal office.

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Quick hits: world women’s news TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | The activist group Saudi Women for Dri­ving is urg­ing the automaker Sub­aru to stop sell­ing its cars in Saudi Ara­bia, in the hope that this will put addi­tional pres­sure on …Con­tinue read­ing →

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Yesterday’s Saudi Women2Drive protest TAGS: | | | The New York Times reports on yesterday’s protest, in which a num­ber of Saudi women took to the road in defi­ance of the kingdom’s ban on women drivers.

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