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Suffragist Honored by Missouri House

Virginia Minor, a pioneering suffragist, was inducted into the Hall of Famous Missourians on September 9 in recognition of her work fighting for women’s political rights. 258 more words


American Citizenship is a Gift

Too many Americans have either forgotten how lucky they are to be citizens of this country, taking all of its blessings and freedoms for granted or never taking notice of them to begin with. 587 more words

Shouting From The Rooftops

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Emmeline Pankhurst

Emmeline Pankhurst was the leader of the British women’s suffrage movement and is considered to have been instrumental in winning the right to vote for women in England. 391 more words



(Published in Savvy Magazine, September 2014)

I spent four years living in Switzerland, where I was shocked to discover that women were only given full voting rights in… wait for it… 1971 – the last European country to do so. 218 more words

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Dorothy Day

Dorothy Day was a social activist and journalist who worked through the Catholic church for change. After a rather wild early life, Dorothy became very involved with the Catholic church, especially with its relief efforts. 408 more words