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The New York City park, which currently has 23 statues honoring historic men, will erect a monument depicting Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Sojourner Truth.
College-educated white women in the suburbs are newly energized. But the Democrats can't rely on them.
It is women’s history month and what better way to honor the past by naming the future? The following 15 female names reflect
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As a member of the Advisory Committee for Women on 20s, I was delighted to hear the announcement that Harriet Tubman will be the face of the $20 bill.
Kudos to the Treasury Department which has announced that Harriet Tubman's face will grace the front of the redesigned $20 bill, making her the first woman in more than a century and first African American ever to be represented on the face of an American paper note.
Journalist and author Cokie Roberts says that philandering liar Alexander Hamilton is still making women wait their turn to assume their rightful place on the front of American currency.
Five important women in U.S. history will soon be joining Alexander Hamilton.
Many young women, who have benefited from the work of Steinem's generation of feminists, take the accomplishments of the women's movement for granted. Though much remains to be done.
If the political pundits would look around, they would even discover a significant number of prominent U.S. democratic socialists at work in a variety of fields. These and many other democratic socialists, among them Bernie Sanders, have played an important role in American life.
Harriet Tubman was selected earlier this year through a nationwide vote to be on the new $20 bill. As we continue to discuss women on the money, let's discover some of the many accomplished women through history.
One hundred and sixty-seven years ago, on July 19-20, 1848, over three hundred men and women gathered at the Wesleyan Chapel in Seneca Falls, New York for the first Women's Rights Convention. There in a small industrial town on a branch of the Erie Canal in upstate New York, began a fight that would last for 72 years.
Notable reformers were present, such as Frederick Douglas. It launched the national career of Elizabeth Cady Stanton. And it set into motion events and relationships that would forever change American society. Here are five things you may not know about the convention.
Although none of these 20 women were elected to office, they all had a great influence on public opinion and public policy. The reformers profiled below exercised influence not only because of the number of people they mobilized, but also because of the moral force of their ideas.
Eleanor Roosevelt Here are a few mockups of what the 20 would look like with a woman on it: "We chose historical figures
As I read Diane von Furstenberg's biography, The Woman I Wanted to Be, I was reminded of the significant role of women in the world of fashion. Match the following women with her accomplishment.
The fact is, Susan B. Anthony was a remarkable woman, and as February 15th was her birthday, it seems a good time to honor her lifetime of advocating for women's rights by sharing a bit about her in this week's post.