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Sheroes You Should Know: Inspiring Stories for #WomensHistoryMonth

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She took an active role in the independence movement aimed at relinquishing Ottoman rule over Greec e, investing her own fortune into securing arms, ships, and otherwise equipping the soldiers under her command. After witnessing the Stonewall Riots first-hand as a teenager, Rivera's revolutionary spirit was ignited and she worked for the rest of her life, continuing her activism and forming a group that worked with homeless drag queens and transgender women of color in New York City.

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