Did you know that fewer than 18% of Wikipedia biographical pages are for women?
For the last year we’ve working with volunteers and community partners to write pages for women and people of color from Boulder’s past and present to ensure our collective history is more inclusive. Become part of the movement by learning how to add Wikipedia pages for influential Boulder residents overlooked by this massive open-source reference.
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Lucile Buchanan was the first black woman to graduate from the University of Colorado at Boulder.
Mary Rippon was the first woman to teach at a state university, as well as the first female professor at the University of Colorado Boulder.
Penfield Tate II was the first and only black mayor of Boulder, Colorado
Clela Rorex issued the first same-sex marriage license in the United States while serving as the Boulder County Clerk in 1975
Alicia Juarez Sanchez was a Latina activist who founded the Clinica Campesina (which became Clinica Family Health) in Lafayette, CO