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”?

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.  

The seeds of #MeToo started growing 100 years ago Opinion by Lori Harrison-Kahan

In their book “She Said: Breaking the Sexual Harassment Story That Helped Ignite a Movement,” journalists Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey detail how their reporting on the Harvey Weinstein case inspired women across the country to come forward with their own stories.
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But while the hashtag that originated with activist Tarana Burke went viral after Kantor, Twohey and Ronan Farrow exposed the sexual misconduct allegations against Weinstein, #MeToo as an idea isn’t new. Kantor and Twohey are part of a long tradition of women journalists whose work has fueled feminist movements, particularly by shedding light on the obstacles, indignities, and violence women face in the workplace.
The symbiosis between journalism and women’s activism dates back to the late 19th and early 20th centuries, when a significant cohort of women entered the newspaper industry. Elizabeth Jordan, for example, began her career writing for the Chicago Tribune and the New York World in the 1880s and 1890s, eventually working her way up to the editorship of Harper’s Bazar (as it was then spelled).

Reviews of “The Superwoman and Other Writings by Miriam Michelson” by Lori Harrison-Kahan, Ph.D.

Dr. Harrison-Kahan’s terrific book on Joan’s great-great aunt, suffrage reporter and fiction writer Miriam Michelson, “The Superwoman and Other Writings of Miriam Michelson,“ drew great acclaim. Here are a few of the endorsements she received: Thank you! Soledad O’Brien, Journalist, Host of “Matter of Fact” on Hearst TV, former anchor on CNN and MSNBC: This… Continue reading Reviews of “The Superwoman and Other Writings by Miriam Michelson” by Lori Harrison-Kahan, Ph.D.

Forgotten Hero Of The Suffrage Movement And A Source For “Wonder Woman”

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As we commemorate the centennial of the 19th Amendment that gave women that right to vote, we pay homage to those who put their lives and livelihoods on the line for this momentous effort: Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and the other women of the suffrage movement are well known. We should also celebrate the women journalists of the time, like Miriam Michelson, whose relentless and vivid coverage was pivotal in achieving passage of this important amendment that gave women the right to vote.

100 Years of Women Voting – Lori Harrison-Kahan, Author “The Superwoman” on Journalist Miriam Michelson

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 keeping the movement in the headlines: Miriam Michelson, She also happens to be Green Connections Radio host Joan Michelson’s great-great… Continue reading 100 Years of Women Voting – Lori Harrison-Kahan, Author “The Superwoman” on Journalist Miriam Michelson

Earth Day & Data Science – Kathleen Rogers, President of Earth Day Network

“It’s really about voting…Commit to the greenest candidate you can. Period. For any office. Board of supervisors. School boards. Mayors. City Councils. It’s all about politics. We’ve got the technology. We’ve got the capacity We have brilliant people, but…It’s about voting.”Kathleen Rogers on Green Connections Radio. For Earth Day’s 50th, listen to Earth Day Network president, Kathleen Rogers talk with Green Connections Radio host Joan Michelson about the top issues and novel ways they are engaging people today on environmental issues.

Women’s History – Joan Wages, National Women’s History Museum

One hundred and five years ago, on March 3, 1913, women marched for the right to vote, turning the tides of history. It took another 7+ years for women to gain suffrage with the passage of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution. How did we get here? Today, to commemorate International Women’s Day 2018, we… Continue reading Women’s History – Joan Wages, National Women’s History Museum