A Day Without Women is a call to action for gender parity

Photograph of with Dr. (ca. 1955) National Archives record ID: 306-PSD-65–1882

Rosa Parks refused to move to the back of a segregated Montgomery, Alabama bus in protest. She was tired of giving in to discrimination. …


Did you know Minnesota became the 15th state to ratify the 19th Amendment on September 8, 1919? Throughout the mid-to-late 1800s women urged the state legislature to give women the right to vote. The early the suffrage movement included well-known women like St. Paul’s first public school teacher Harriet Bishop…


President Obama addressed the Illinois General Assembly today, where he served for nearly a decade before his election to the U.S. Senate in 2004. There was a lot of speculation about what his speech might cover. During his final State of the Union address, Obama called for a need “to…

Michelle Whittaker

Communications director for @unite4democracy

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