Josephine Groves Holloway was born today in 1898. She founded the first unofficial Girl Scout troop for African American girls and worked for two decades to have her troops recognized by the Nashville Girl Scout Council.
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.
Women have been working for the MTA for close to 50 years and nothing much has changed with their conditions.
Women still have no light duty work for pregnancies and is expected to work up to their 9th month, full duty. As a result of no light duty work, women who are pregnant have to use sick time to compensate for being pregnant.