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"Bobbi Gibb, first woman to run the Boston Marathon in 1966, running without a number because women were not allowed into the race." The police ran after her and tried to arrest her. Women were not considered strong enough to run the marathon."

Lucy Stone - determined that men were reading the Bible in a way to suppress women, she worked her way through school to learn Greek and Latin to prove them wrong. Kept her last name, chopped her hair off, scandalously wore precursors to pants, was kicked out of church for arguing that women had the right to own property and to be able to divorce abusive alcoholic husbands. Considered a true radical for her time, she spoke in public frequently and headed multiple prominent womens…

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The Real Pocahontas

Pocahontas & son Thomas Rolfe

Victoria Claflin Woodhull, the first woman candidate for President of the United States. She ran in 1872 from the Equal Rights Party, supporting women's suffrage and equal rights. She was also the first woman to start a weekly newspaper and an activist for labor reforms. #breakingbarriers #herstory

Morning White Dove Elvis' great, great, great grandmother. She was full blooded Cherokee Indian. Elvis was 1/16 Cherokee.