Tags » Suffrage » Page 2

Banners on the Mall

After the results (how could the electorate have done such a thing), discussions emerged about a Million Woman March on January 21. It would have been on the Mall, facing the Lincoln Memorial with the throngs surrounding the reflecting pool. 450 more words

Voting Isn’t a Joke- Americans Take their Voting Rights for Granted

For decades minorities have fought for the right to vote in America. Thousands of people have been killed and arrested fighting for the right for all citizens no matter the race, gender, or social status to be able to voice their opinions in the elections by voting. 641 more words


Suffrage: Get in Formation

By Puja

A friend of mine asked me to respond to this reaction she had shortly after the recent election:

Memo to all the women who say stop protesting/whining/crying about the election, you only have that right because better women than you did whine/cry and protest… 2,133 more words

Good Conversation

Equality is a journey: Jessie Ackermann documented women's rights around the world

“There is nothing in life that can compare with the delights of thinking. To grasp an idea and travel with it through a long process of evolution; to live with it, cherish it, compelling unfoldment that reveals hidden treasures, to run along with it, although the chase ends in mental chaos where one lands in the solitudes and waste places of thought, is joy unbounded.

876 more words

Celebrating the past to shape the future of women in law

“Get thee behind me (Mrs) Satan!”  A caricature of American suffragist and presidential candidate Victoria Woodhull by Thomas Nast, published in Harpers’ Weekly 921 more words

A Woman Who Paved the Way For Today

After Minnie Fisher graduated at the age of nineteen with a degree in pharmacy from the University of Texas Medical School in Galveston, she discovered on her first job that she did not earn half the wages of the less-educated male employees. 806 more words