The ex-slave and investigative journalist spent a lifetime fighting against lynching and segregation — but also for voting rights for African-American women.
Not given credit for their work and paid half a man's salary, women writers won a landmark suit against discrimination at the magazines of Time, Inc., but their success has been largely overlooked.
In 1917, fed up with the inaction of conservative suffragists, Alice Paul decided on the unorthodox strategy of pressuring the president directly
Women’s history today is no longer a backwater, nor is the profession of history a male craft.
E.G. Lewis decided that a strong man could liberate American women and make money doing it
For millions of women, consciousness raising didn’t start in the 1960s. It started when they helped win World War II.
In forty years of scraping and scrapping for women’s rights, Abigail Scott Duniway never lost her nerve or wicked tongue
An interview with the famed suffragette, Alice Paul
The prevailing Colonial feeling toward female education was unanimously negative. Learning to read was the first feminist triumph.
One day in 1869 the gentlemen of the territorial legislature amused themselves by enacting the first woman-suffrage law. They trusted in a veto from the governor
Proud and independent, the farm girls of New England helped build an industrial Eden, but its paternalistic innocence was not to last