101st Anniversary Of Women Voting – Lori Harrison-Kahan, Author of Book on Women’s Suffrage

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“#MeToo as an idea isn’t new….(W)omen journalists (have been) shedding light on the obstacles, indignities, and violence women face in the workplace….(since) the late 19th and early 20th centuries, when a significant cohort of women entered the newspaper industry.” Lori Harrison-Kahan in an OpEd on CNN.com August 18th is the 101st anniversary of the 19th… Continue reading 101st Anniversary Of Women Voting – Lori Harrison-Kahan, Author of Book on Women’s Suffrage

Strategies of Black Women Suffragists – Marcia Chatelain, Professor of African American Studies at Georgetown University

Black women suffragists were quite strategic though, as you’ll hear as you listen to professor Marcia Chatelain, professor of history and African American Studies at Georgetown University. Dr. Chatelain also has a fascinating take on the impact of Senator Kamala Harris as the Democratic Vice Presidential Nominee.

100 Years of Women Voting – Lori Harrison-Kahan, Author of Book on Female Suffrage Journalist Miriam Michelson

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As we commemorate the centennial of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote, here is a glimpse into an untold part of the story: a woman journalist who supported the cause by using her work to keep the movement in the headlines: Miriam Michelson, She also happens to be my great-great aunt.… Continue reading 100 Years of Women Voting – Lori Harrison-Kahan, Author of Book on Female Suffrage Journalist Miriam Michelson

Is Biden A “Suffragent”? – Brooke Kroeger, Author of “The Suffragents,” about men supporting women’s right to vote in 1920

“The reason their (men’s) participation in that last decade (before ratification of the 19th Amendment) was so important, was because they had the means and the will to help the movement financially and politically.” Brooke Kroeger on Green Connections Radio podcast. Is Biden a “Suffragent”?

Strategies for Women’s Rights – Brooke Kroeger, Professor, Author, ‘The Suffragents”

Women triumphed in part “by bringing in elites, both society and social women and men of position, power and influence, and many of them were publishers, editors…and had direct access to the levers of media.” Brooke Kroeger on Electric Ladies Podcast (then known as Green Connections Radio) As we embark on a crucial presidential election… Continue reading Strategies for Women’s Rights – Brooke Kroeger, Professor, Author, ‘The Suffragents”

Strategies of Black Women Suffragists – Marcia Chatelain, Professor of African American Studies at Georgetown University

Black women suffragists were quite strategic though, as you’ll hear as you listen to professor Marcia Chatelain, professor of history and African American Studies at Georgetown University. Dr. Chatelain also has a fascinating take on the impact of Senator Kamala Harris as the Democratic Vice Presidential Nominee.

Is Biden A “Suffragent”? – Brooke Kroeger, Author of “The Suffragents,” about men supporting women’s right to vote in 1920

“The reason their (men’s) participation in that last decade (before ratification of the 19th Amendment) was so important, was because they had the means and the will to help the movement financially and politically.” Brooke Kroeger on Green Connections Radio podcast. Is Biden a “Suffragent”?

Can Kamala Harris Heal A Century Old Conflict Between Black And White Women – Elevating Both?

As we commemorate the centennial of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote this month, Biden choosing Harris is an opportunity for a healing moment for the country and for American womankind.  We are wise to remember the winding road of the alliance between black women and white women reflected in my great-great aunt’s unlikely friendship with Mary Ellen Pleasant so very long ago.  

‘From Dowdy To Dazzling’ – Lessons For Women Today From The Suffragists

As we embark on a crucial presidential election, today, women voters are the largest single voting bloc, but, as most of us know, that right to vote was a hard-fought battle 100 years ago. That is, ratification of the 19th Amendment in 1920.
To commemorate that centennial, this Women’s History Month, I sat down with one of the foremost chroniclers of the suffrage movement, Brooke Kroeger, to tell us how it happened and glean lessons for women today.

Strategies for Women’s Rights – Brooke Kroeger, Professor, Author, ‘The Suffragents”

As we embark on a crucial presidential election this year, women voters are the largest single voting bloc, but, that right was a hard-fought battle until passage of the 19th Amendment in 1920. Brooke Kroeger, NYU. To commemorate it, listen to my fascinating interview with one of the foremost chroniclers of the suffrage movement, Brooke Kroeger, including lessons for today. She is an NYU journalism professor, author of several books, including “The Suffragents: How Women Used Men To Get The Vote,” creator of  SuffrageandtheMedia.org, and a former top journalist.  Including lessons for women today.