March 8 is International Women's Day. The date has roots in political rebellion, and today is no different: It's what the Women's March organizers have designated the official "Day Without Women."
L.A., like the rest of America, has a proud history of important women. Here are a few you should know.
Biddy Mason: Freed slave became a real estate mogul and church founder
Biddy Mason walked to California from Mississippi behind her master's wagon. She met freed slaves in San Bernardino and went to court to win her freedom...