Women's Equality Day
Black Women Striving for Suffrage
The history of the women's movement for suffrage was written by white women and largely overshadows the African-American feminists who worked alongside them, battling not only gender inequity but also racism, disenfranchisement and segregation from...
Do We Still Need a Women's Movement?
100 years ago, thousands of women marched on Washington D.C. to demand the right to vote. Host Michel Martin asks the Beauty Shop ladies about that moment in history, and where the women's rights movement stands today. (Tell Me More, NPR, 2/27/2013)
American History XX: Jeannette Rankin
Our series American History XX concludes today with a look at the career of Jeannette Rankin, a pioneering suffragist who was the first woman elected to the United States Congress in 1916. Jean Luckowski, professor at the University of Montana, takes...
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