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On this day: Women emerging

“White supremacy will be strengthened, not weakened, by women’s suffrage,” leader of the American women’s suffrage movement Carrie Chapman Catt argued for women’s suffrage in Mississippi and South Carolina in 1919. 59 more words

Civil Rights ... god and nature NOT the government ?

just another rant …

I don’t know about you but I think of the Declaration of Independence as our social contract … right. Though if you listen to Republicans, it seems they missed that class, ignored it or prefer the archaic ideology beliefs of that time.  510 more words

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Happy Women's Equality Day!

From the beginning, women have fought an uphill battle for equality and rights in this country.

And, even today, the peak of the mountain still seems very distant. 270 more words

In The News

2 Quotes for Women's Equality Day

Guilty? Yes. No matter what the motive, love of ease, or a desire to save from suffering the unborn innocent, the woman is awfully guilty who commits the deed.

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Quotes

SEE JANE RUN. SEE JANE VOTE.

August 26 in history:

The 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution took effect on August 26th, 1920, giving American women the right to vote.

It’s the birthday of the first woman… 117 more words

Today In History

Thursday Reads: Enraged Media Strives to Prevent Glass Ceiling from Shattering

Good Afternoon!!

Once again I’m struggling with a feeling of shock as I look at today’s headlines and listen to the useless TV talkers. I wonder if this sense of unreality will ever pass? 1,843 more words

Morning Reads

Tale of Two Progressives

The Presidential election of 1912 featured… two Progressive candidates.  Woodrow Wilson, the Governor of New Jersey, represented the new spirit of reform and change sweeping the Democratic party.  133 more words

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