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The most powerful woman you've never heard of - T. Morgan Dixon and Vanessa Garrison


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Do you know the woman Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. called "the architect of the civil rights movement," Septima Clark? The teacher of some of the generation's most legendary activists, Clark laid out a blueprint for change-making. Now T. Morgan Dixon and Vanessa Garrison, the cofounders of GirlTrek, are taking a page from Clark's playbook to launch a health revolution in the US.

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In March 2018, activists T. Morgan Dixon and Vanessa Garrison hiked the path that Harriet Tubman took to freedom nearly 170 years ago. Their journey was both painful and beautiful, demanding and transcendent. Here are some lessons from their long walk.

Learn more about the GirlTrek organization and how you can bring walking into your community here.

You probably know that any physical activity, including walking, is a boon to your overall health. But walking in particular comes with a host of benefits. Here's a list of five that may surprise you.

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