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Happy Birthday Vera B. Williams, the author of one of Missy Elliot’s favorite books A Chair for My Mother.

 Chair-for-my-mother-chairI also loved that book and am still obsessed with the chair pattern. Williams, a writer, illustrator, artist, and activist penned some of the first children’s books featuring people of color. If you haven’t read it, watch the video version here.

Wendy Davis’s daughters write an open letter, though they really wish the didn’t have to.

Alabama really wants to make it easier for medical professionals to let women die.

The alternative rock group “La Santa Cecilia” (featured in Vero’s  Best Feminist music videos of 2013 round-up) won a Grammy for “Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album” for their album “Treinta Días.” And they dedicated the award to the undocumented people in the U.S.

Ladies: great news! Fabio is looking to settle down. Where would women be without Fox News’s hard-hitting journalism?

Pres. Obama to Raise Minimum Wage for Low-Wage Federal Workers

Joy-Ann Reid to host new show on MSNBC

I will be tweeting the State of the Union Address tonight, so you don’t have to watch it at @kthalps #SOTU.

 

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