#SOL20: Notorious RBG

Since Friday’s news, my reading and writing has been fueled by emotions: shock, rage, doubt, rants, and so much more . . .

So with zero idea of what to post for today’s slice, I sought inspiration in other slices and found that nugget in Reflections of the Teche. (Source: Margaret Simon’s post here)

Ruth Bader Ginsberg

the second woman

on the Supreme Court

a pioneering advocate for women’s rights

a cultural icon

… her image tattooed on arms; daughter dressed in R.B.G. costumes for Halloween; and “You Can’t Spell Truth Without Ruth”on bumper stickers and T-shirts.

“A model of female influence,

authenticity,

dignity and

voice

as the embodiment of hope

for an empowered future.”

How will you honor the “Notorious RBG”?

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6 responses

  1. Small in stature but but in voice.

  2. Yes, RBG has been a force for us all to learn from indeed. Thank you for your words of encouragement and hope. it is lacking now a days!

  3. A wonderful tribute to a powerful woman. Thanks for your words.

  4. Thanks for the shout out. Like the death of John Lewis, I feel we are losing icons, people we could trust to do good for the sake of goodness. What is happening to these values?

  5. A wonderful tribute, Fran. Such a loss. Thank you for sharing.

  6. Oh, I love that quote – “You can’t spell the truth without Ruth.” Thank you for this! Such a tremendous loss.

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