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U.S. Women’s Champions get rare ticker tape parade in New York

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Photos by: : Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire The U.S women`s World Cup champions experienced a rare and historic moment in life. As legendaries for female athletes, the women were saluted with a ticker tape parade on Friday.  These women champions were awarded the same honor that the New York Giants acquired  following the Super Bowl victories. This memorable event took place in the city of New York at exactly the same location where the New York Yankees were awarded after achieving several series titles. President Barack Obama expressed his happiness by contacting the team via a phone call. The president also expressed joy as this [Read More]

New York Pride Parade 2015

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The New York Pride Parade took place only two days after the Supreme Court’s decision to affirm same-sex marriage. Parade-goers took to the Big Apple’s streets with rainbow flags, noisemakers and an array of handmade signs. They were surrounded by paper mache floats, plenty of alcohol, music and fellow ecstatic revelers. The timing of the parade could not be better. Ironically, it was not the first time that New York City’s gay pride parade took place after an important legal breakthrough. Back in 2011, the city’s parade occurred right after the state of New York legalized same-sex marriage. Two years [Read More]

Planet 50/50 by 2030

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Stephanie Zawalski/Europa Newswire March 10, 2015 New York — UN Women hosted a star studded event at the Manhattan Center last Tuesday evening to promote global gender equality. Headliners included Bill de Blasio, Hillary Clinton, Melinda Gates, Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Rebecca Minkoff, Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon, and Patricia Arquette. The room was packed with Clinton supporters who roared with enthusiasm after host Sade Baderinwa “accidentally” introduced Clinton as a presidential candidate. Clinton did not comment on the remark after she took the stage, she began by acknowledging the work of the women who came before her as well [Read More]

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