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Supporters pass out candy bars to encourage an equal “Payday” for women

Barbara Kridl(right) is distributing payday candy bars at the Rockridge BART station with other members of the AAUW's Oakland-Piedmont Branch.

On Tuesday afternoon, Mary Boergers, a member of the American Association of University Women (AAUW)’s Oakland-Piedmont Branch, handed out candy bars to passersby at the Rockridge BART station and cried, “Equal pay for women! Would you like a candy bar?” Many people didn’t take the candy bars, shaking their heads—while some took them and said,…

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