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A shout-out to Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a.k.a. 'Notorious RBG'

A shout-out to Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a.k.a. 'Notorious RBG'

When Shana Knizhnik was in law school in summer 2013, she decided to create a blog dedicated to one of their inspirations: Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Ginsburg, 82, had been known as the Supreme Court's liberal leader and feminist pioneer — and thanks to Knizhnik and an eager audience of young feminists on social media, Ginsburg has also become an Internet star. The "Notorious R.B.G." Tumblr featured memes of Ginsburg as well as words of wisdom from the justice. The website went viral almost immediately.



Oct. 23, 2:29 p.m.: A previous version of this post said that Shana Knizhnik created the blog with...