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Remembering the Women who Shaped my Life

April 14, 2021 - By Mary K. Boyd

I grew up in the Rondo community.  It was a village of community educators.  As I reflect, I am grateful to the women of that village who helped to guide and shape my life.  I remember being told by my mother, ‚ÄúThere is nothing that you cannot do if you…

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Recovering Women’s Stories/Inventing Women’s History

March 24, 2021 - By Mary K. Boyd

In celebration of Women’s History Month, the Minnesota Humanities Center has asked some of our friends to write essays to share with you their thoughts on diverse women’s achievements and challenges over time, in Minnesota and elsewhere. These thoughts and reflections display a variety of perspectives to encourage healthy dialogue,…

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