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Angela Davis to be Inducted Into the National Women’s Hall of Fame

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Angela Davis to be Inducted Into the National Women’s Hall of Fame

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The National Women’s Hall of Fame prides itself on celebrating the achievements of transcendent women throughout the course of American history. And this fall, educator and activist Angela Davis will be recognized for both her courage and accomplishments.

The Associated Press reports that Davis is among the class of 2019 inductees, which includes lawyer Sarah Deer, New York Congresswoman Louise Slaughter, and Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor.

“We are pleased to add these American women to the ranks of inductees whose leadership and achievements have changed the course of American history,” hall of fame President Betty Bayer said in a statement.

Founded in 1969, the National Women’s Hall of Fame is “the nation’s oldest…

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