It’s International Women’s Day and social media is paying appropriate tribute to the women whom history has forgotten.
The New York Times today, for example, has unveiled a fascinating project to document the lives of women who were ignored by the Times when they died.
Meanwhile, NPR reporter Joanna Kakissis is today documenting the lives of women whom the world is ignoring while they’re struggling to stay alive.
About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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