MARCH 9: TODAY’S INSPIRING WOMEN

GRACIELA OLIVÁREZ

Graciela Olivárez, Chicana activist, was born today in 1928. She was the first woman and first Latina graduate from Notre Dame Law School, and one of first two women on the board of Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund.

SUE LEE

Sue Lee, a labor organizer in San Francisco, was born today in 1910. She led the 15-week strike against National Dollar Stores garment factory for better wages and working conditions.


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