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Events Mon Mar 10 2008

Event Spotlight: Ida: A Sword Among Lions

It's Women's History Month and what better way to celebrate than learn more about local heroines? The new book Ida: A Sword Among Lions takes an in depth look at life of Ida B. Wells, famed Chicago civil rights activist. Biographer Paula J. Giddings will be at Women & Children First on Tuesday to discuss Wells and the research that went into the biography. Free at 7:30pm at 5233 N. Clark St. Call 773-768-9299 for more information.

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