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speaker ryan: rights are given by god and nature NOT the government ?

just another rant …

Civil Rights is the only vehicle that allowed folks in “protected classes” to have and or at least experience some of the same rights as speaker paul ryan does,yet the struggle for equal rights, the constant fight for them to increase into 21st Century living continues… 871 more words

United States

Day of The Girl: Still Marching

As political movements fade from living memory, they are retold into neat tales. At worst, becoming a simple story of good versus evil, with all their agonised debates, bitter personal rivalries and thunderous schisms smoothed out into an easy narrative. 715 more words


Physicians and Radiologists, and other Contributors to Health Science, Part 4

Canada released postage stamps that featured two women of significance. These women were forced to pursue their medical education in the United States, as they were refused entry into medical school in Canada. 176 more words


September Books

I read a lot this month, while somehow managing to stay on top of my school work.  I have quite a bit of free time, and I’m relishing it as much as possible before I succumb to the necessity to get a job.  559 more words

Books, Music, Art

Women’s Suffrage: The Centennial

Originally published by From the Square, the NYU Press blog. Reprinted with permission. 

2017 marks the centennial of women gaining the right to vote in New York.  273 more words

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‘How Long Will It Go On?’ – Sylvia Pankhurst and the Hunger Strike

Guest post by Chloe Bowerbank

During my work as an intern for the Citizens project, working with the Vote 100 team in Parliament, I was leafing through the police records kept by Parliament from the time of militant suffragette action. 1,664 more words

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Unfortunately, as I dug into all the archival records, there was very little to no information furthering my research upon Kate Warne. As she seems to have fallen deep within the cracks of women’s historical history, I decided that for the time I would branch into another area of study. 580 more words