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Nevada HerStories: The good fight

In 1973, Maya Miller, a champion of the voiceless and the poor, was nearly banned from the Nevada Legislature for “littering.” Miller’s offense? She threw the fast-food wrappings of legislators on the floor because she was offended that they gorged themselves in front of impoverished mothers who were there to testify. “You offer luncheon leftovers […]