When she was 85, Betty Reid Soskin became a park ranger at Rosie the Riveter World War II Home Front National Historical Park in Richmond, California. Thirteen years later, she still hasn't retired.


Even after suffering a stroke several months ago, Soskin continues to serve at the park, though she has cut back from five days a week to one. "I can't believe I've reached this age," she recently told KTVU. "Inside is 19-year-old Betty."

She's walking and talking a bit slower, but the 98-year-old says she's not stopping because there's still something she's meant to do.

"I haven't any idea what it is," she said. "I have no idea, except that it's there. It's something that I am to accomplish and I haven't done it yet."

It's hard to believe there's anything left for Soskin to accomplish in her long and storied life, but you don't argue with an impressively aging elder. Especially one who comes from a mother who lived until 101, a great-grandmother who lived until 102, and a great-aunt who lived to 107—all of whom stayed busy until their passing.

If this isn't #aginggoals, then there's no such thing. Watch Soskin in action in this recent interview from KTVU News:

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Vauhxx Booker, a civil rights activist from Bloomington, Indiana, claims that a group of white men threatened to lynch him during an altercation on July 4 near Lake Monroe, but he was saved by onlookers who intervened.

Video taken during the incident shows he was held down by a group of men who pinned him to a tree in a wooded area. Booker says that while he was being held down, the men threatened to break his arms, repeatedly said "get a noose," and told his friends to leave the area.

The men later let him go after being confronted by onlookers who gathered at the scene.

The incident began, according to Booker, when he and his friends were making their way to the lake to see the lunar eclipse when a white man on an ATV told them they were trespassing. When Booker and his friends continued to walk to the lake, the man on the ATV and his friends allegedly shouted "white power" at them, which is when things turned violent.

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