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Claudette Colvin: 15 yr old visionary

Before Rosa Parks, our National hero memorialized by President Obama in 2013, there was another young woman who stood up to authority and refused to give up her seat on a Montgomery Public Bus, 15 yr old Claudette Colvin. 328 more words

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Watch these Blazers fans in the worst game of tic-tac-toe you've ever seen

Look, these inter-quarter games at NBA arenas can come with a lot of unanticipated stress. Not many people step in front of 20,000 fans on a daily basis and grab their full attention. 288 more words

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Mary Ellis: ATA Pilot in WW2

She is 101 yrs old now and wants the world to know how beautiful flight is- especially women. Meet Mary Ellis, one of the first 8 female ATA pilots to fly spitfires from the factory to the front lines. 32 more words

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Margot Duhalde passed away at 97 this week

Who is Margot Duhalde? She was the first woman in Chile to become a pilot- in 1938. She flew in France and for the British Air Transport, enlisting before she was 18. 13 more words

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WATCH: Trail Blazers Fans Treated to Most Enraging Game of Tic-Tac-Toe

There are several reasons why this is the most enraging video you’ll watch on The Internet today.

This is nothing short of stunning pic.twitter.com/cRT41omFnK

— Big Cat (@BarstoolBigCat) …

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Selma Burke- Sculptor of Roosevelt's Profile on the Dime?

Who was the sculptor behind FDR’s profile on the dime?  We may never know, but Selma Burke had courage enough to stand up for what she thought she was due.  Read more here.

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Are the Portland Trail Blazers destined for mediocrity?

The Portland Trail Blazers stood pat during Thursday’s trade deadline. Well, mostly. The team decided to send project big man Noah Vonleh to the Chicago Bulls in exchange for … hold on, let me look it up. 987 more words

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