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Library to Open Exhibit on Women Activists

Library to Open Exhibit on Women Activists

BROOKLYN COLLEGE–“Women make policy, not coffee!”

That was the rallying cry of a movement led by former English professor Lilia Melani 35 years ago.

“I wanted to transform the whole system!” said, former English professor Lilia Melani on Thursday, at the commemoration of the new exhibition in the Brooklyn College library, The Women in the Archives for her role in the history and legacy of the class action lawsuit, Melani et al. v. The Board of Higher Education.

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