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More great movies to watch during Women's History Month? The following titles are available online via the InfoNet Library.
Hidden Figures, Freedom Writers, Diary of Anne Frank and Courage Under Fire
What to know about BA.2, the newest Covid omicron variant It's called the "stealth" variant, but there's nothing particularly stealthy about it. Researchers are working to parse whether it is a new threat.
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Idaho Republicans push bill that would fine and jail librarians for certain books The bill, which has passed the House, would come with a maximum fine of $1,000 and up to a year in jail
Day Light Saving Time begins 3/13/2022
3/9/45. Phyllis Mae Daley, the first African-American nurse to serve in World War II, received her U.S. Navy commission.
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International Women's Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women.
March 3, 1962 – Jackie Joyner-Kersee is born. The six-time Olympic medalist is considered one of the world's greatest female athletes and holds the world record in the heptathlon.
February 28, 1909 marked the first Woman's History Day in New York City. It commemorated the one-year anniversary of the garment workers' strikes when 15,000 women marched through lower Manhattan.
Looking for some great movies to watch during Women's History Month? The following titles are available online via the InfoNet Library.
Iron Jawed Angels, Harriet, Julie & Julia and Norma Rae
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2/24/40. Hattie McDaniel became the first Black person to win an Oscar. She won for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in “Gone With The Wind” at the 12th Academy Awards.
2/25/1870. Hiram Reeves was sworn in as the first black Senator from the state of Mississippi.
2/24/1864 Rebecca Lee Crumpler becomes the first black woman to receive an M.D. degree. She graduated from the New England Female Medical College.
2/23/1868. W.E.B. DuBois was born on this date. He was a historian, educator and sociopolitical activist
2/22/79 Frank E. Peterson Jr. named the first Black general in the U.S. Marine Corps.
2/21/1965. Malcolm X was assassinated.
2/19/02. Vonetta Flowers became the first black gold medalist in the history of the Winter Olympic Games. She and partner Jill Brakken won the inagural women's two-person bobsled event.
Bipartisan bill could make Juneteenth a state holiday in TN June 19th, also known as Juneteenth, celebrates when slaves in Galveston, Texas were finally freed. Two and a half years after the Emancipation Proclamation took effect.
Marian Anderson performed at the Lincoln Memorial in 1939, after she was denied permission to sing for an integrated audience at Washington's DAR Constitution Hall.
Joe Frazier becomes World Champion 2/16/1970.
Henry Lewis broke racial barriers on Feb. 15, 1968, when he was named director of the New Jersey Symphony, becoming the first Black conductor and music director of a major American orchestra.
Frederick Douglass was born today in 1818.
Alice Faye discusses her new book.
Author shines light on black sharecroppers who started a movement in Fayette County A Shelby County educator hopes her new book teaches a new generation about an important and horrifying bit of midsouth history. The book, “Evicted” tells the story of African American s…
Stop by the display at the Bornblum Library (Macon campus) to select and borrow a book celebrating Black History month.
Here's the story behind Black History Month — and why it's celebrated in February Black History Month grew from a weeklong celebration that started nearly 100 years ago — and it's not random that it's in February.
Punxsutawney Phil sees his shadow -- 6 more weeks of winter loom Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow Wednesday, meaning that if you believe in a groundhog's ability to predict the weather -- we're in for six more weeks of winter.
The 2022 Theme is Black Health and Wellness
Here's how to get free N95 masks from pharmacies or community health centers The rollout of free N95 masks for the public began this week across the United States, with some pharmacies already handing out the masks and others expecting to do so in the coming days.
Black authors are being pulled from school libraries over critical race theory fears Writers of color tell Newsweek that many of the people trying to ban the books have little knowledge of what the theory is.
The Postal Service is now taking orders for COVID-19 test kits Tests are expected to be delivered later this month. White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki says the test kit ordering site is in the "beta testing" stage and will be launched formally Wednesday.
First day of the semester. We are open from 8:00-4:30 this week with some virtual evenings and Saturday hours. If you need a quiet place to study we have study rooms available to book for 3-hours. If you are required to attend a library orientation, sessions are scheduled this week, if your textbook has not arrived we may have a copy you can use to make copies, and if you need assistance from a librarian, visit us in person or use Ask a Librarian for live chat. Regular hours resume next week.
The spring semester starts virtually 1/18 through 1/24. The libraries will be open from 8-4:30, resuming our regular hours on 1/25. Live chat will be available daily with some evening hours. We will provide Library Orientation and PAWS refreshers starting next week, along with some virtual hours on Saturday. Check back for a follow-up post on semester hours. We look forward to seeing you.
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