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A VOICE IN MAKING THE LAW
On March 1, 1843, Naomi Bowman Talbert Anderson was born in Michigan City, Indiana, to Elijah and Guilly Ann Bowman. She was a writer, speaker, and advocate for women's rights and racial equality. Her mother encouraged her education, and at twelve years old her poetry caught the attention of the . . .
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CONCERT IS POWER
In February 1853, a new law took effect that prohibited African Americans from settling in Illinois. The law was spearheaded by Democrat John A. Logan and passed by Illinois's all-white legislature.
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AMETHYST FOR FEBRUARY
Amethyst is the birthstone for February. The word amethyst is derived from amethystos in Greek, with the prefix a-, meaning not, and methyein to be drunk with wine, because the ancient Greeks believed that the stone could prevent or cure drunkenness in its wearer. This watch fob (c.
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