Why We Need an International Black Women’s Day

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How it Started  The event which gave birth to “International Women’s Day” happened on March 8, 1908. Fifteen thousand women marched through the streets of Manhattan, demanding the right to vote, but also demanding rights as working women. They were demanding shorter hours, better pay, and the right to join a union. Knowing this history, […]