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In WWII, Some Amazing Women Proved They Could Do The Same Jobs As Men. That History Might Disappear.

During World War II, women entered the blue-collar workforce in huge numbers all over the country. One such place was the Willow Run factory in Michigan, where the woman who eventually became “Rosie the Riveter” worked.That factory is about to be torn down, but there’s a group of people working frantically to try to purchase a small part of the plant and turn it into a museum. They’ve raised 85% of what they need, but with just one day left, there’s a chance they won’t get there. Check out the video. And then I’ll tell you how you can help.

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The entire campaign is at SaveTheBomberPlant.org.

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In one of the most glaringly hypocritical moves in recent history, the band formerly known as Lady Antebellum is suing black blues singer Anita "Lady A" White, to use her stage name she's performed under for over three decades.

Lady Antebellum announced it had changed its name to Lady A on June 11 as part of its commitment to "examining our individual and collective impact and marking the necessary changes to practice antiracism."

Antebellum refers to an era in the American south before the civil war when black people were held as slaves.

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