Monthly Archives: August 2012

Josie Murray, Civil Rights Activist by Linda Harris Sittig

You probably have walked into a public library at one point in your life and checked out a book.  But how would you feel if you were denied that privilege due to the color of your skin? One African American … Continue reading

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Ka’ahumanu, Rule Breaker by Linda Harris Sittig

She squared off against the sacred traditions of her people, customs that had endured for well over a thousand years. Ka’ahumanu of Maui, initiated the breakup of the taboo system that had prevailed against women since the arrival of her … Continue reading

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