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This Black History Month, A Call for Diversity in Children’s Books

Much like my current life, my childhood was filled with books. I could never get enough of traveling into different worlds and times, and making friends with fictional characters that at times appeared more real than reality.

Rachel King on Esther Lederer Becoming Ann Landers, 2015

This Week in History: On October 16, 1955, Esther "Eppie" Lederer published her first advice column as Ann Landers. Rachel King describes the impact of her column and her longstanding feud with her twin sister Pauline, better known as "Dear Abby."
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This Week in History: On October 16, 1955, Esther "Eppie" Lederer published her first advice column as Ann Landers. Rachel King describes the impact of her column and her longstanding feud with her twin sister Pauline, better known as "Dear Abby."

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Thumbnail of This Week in History: On October 16, 1955, Esther "Eppie" Lederer published her first advice column as Ann Landers. Rachel King describes the impact of her column and her longstanding feud with her twin sister Pauline, better known as "Dear Abby."

Frances Kroll Ring

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Editor and memoirist Frances Kroll Ring (1916 – 2015).

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Editor and memoirist Frances Kroll Ring (1916 – 2015).

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Debbie Stoller

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Writer, editor, publisher, founder of Stitch ‘n Bitch, and designer, Debbie Stoller.

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Writer, editor, publisher, founder of Stitch ‘n Bitch, and designer, Debbie Stoller.

Letty Cottin Pogrebin and Debbie Stoller

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Letty Cottin Pogrebin and Debbie Stoller, for Power Couples.
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Letty Cottin Pogrebin and Debbie Stoller, for Power Couples.

Magazine Founders

Making Change Through Media

Debbie Stoller

Debbie Stoller has been hailed as a pioneer of “girlie feminism” for reviving interest in traditionally feminine activities like knitting through Bust and Stitch ‘n Bitch.

Rachel Sassoon Beer

Rachel Sassoon Beer rose to fame as owner and editor of both The Observer and The Sunday Times, making her the first woman to edit a national newspaper.

Rachel Sassoon Beer

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Rachel Sassoon Beer, editor of The Observer and The Sunday Times.
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Rachel Sassoon Beer, editor of The Observer and The Sunday Times.

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