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A high school student from Virginia is working to include more learning about women, and especially women of color, in the social studies curriculum. She was inspired to start the Women for Education, Advocacy, and Rights organization based on her experiences not seeing women that looked like her in her history education, as well as sexist social media trends and gender inequality in her school. Listen to hear how she is making changes in her school district’s curriculum and to learn about some important, but often unknown, women from American history.
Story Length: 4:58
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