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Mary Robinson

“Mary Robinson, lawyer, human rights activist and feminist, redefined the scope of two important positions. Robinson was elected the first woman president of Ireland in 1990, serving until 1997. She took up the post of United Nations High Commissioner of Human Rights from 1997 to 2002.”
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Learning for Justice Staff
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Civics
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One Million Men and Me

Based on a true person, this story is told from the perspective of a little girl whose dad took her to the Million Man March—where she saw the tears, happiness, and chants of men banding together for a common purpose.
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Kelly Starling Lyons
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Civics
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Economics
Geography
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Remarks in Recognition of International Human Rights Day

Hillary Rodham Clinton delivered this speech at the United Nations International Human Rights Day on December 6, 2011. The day commemorates the UN's adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
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Hillary Rodham Clinton
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Civics
History
Economics
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