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  • House Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Sexual Assault at Military Service Academies
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    Sexual Assault at Military Service Academies

    The House Armed Services Subcommittee on Military Personnel held a hearing on combating sexual assault at military service academies. The hearing focused on an annual Defense Department report on…

    717 views
  • emWhat We Talk About When We Talk About Rapeem
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    What We Talk About When We Talk About Rape

    Sohaila Abdulali, a survivor of rape, examined societal views on sexual assault and rape.

    294 views
  • emA Bound Woman Is a Dangerous Thingem
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    A Bound Woman Is a Dangerous Thing

    University of Kentucky Professor DaMaris Hill chronicled the lives of African-American women in social and political movements, from Harriet Tubman to today.

    614 views
  • Conversation on Womens Rights
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    Conversation on Women's Rights

    The National Commission on the Observance of International Women’s Year 1975 sponsored this conversation with Rep. Martha Griffith (D-Michigan), Rep. Patsy Mink (D-Hawaii) and Wendy Ross of the U.S. Information Service.…

    192 views
  • emLes Parisiennesem
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    Les Parisiennes

    Anne Sebba provided a history of women in Paris under Nazi occupation during World War II. She spoke at the Rancho Mirage Writers Festival in California.

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  • Women During World War II
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    Women During World War II

    Texas Woman’s University Professor Katherine Landdeck taught a class about the ways American women contributed to the World War II effort. She detailed the expectations for women on the…

    437 views
  • Creating the emWellRead Black Girl Anthologyem
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    Creating the Well-Read Black Girl Anthology

    Editor Glory Edim and contributors Mahogany Browne, Renee Watson, Veronica Chambers, Carla Bruce-Eddings, and Bsrat Mezghebe talked about the Well-Read Black Girl Anthology.

    241 views
  • Recruiting and Electing Republican Women Part 2
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    Recruiting and Electing Republican Women, Part 2

    House Republican leadership members, female political experts and former campaign staffers spoke at the launch event for Representative Elise Stefanik’s (R-NY) political action committee, which…

    157 views
  • Democratic Womens Working Group Discusses the State of Women in the US
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    Democratic Women's Working Group on Women in the U.S.

    On the day of President Trump’s State of the Union address, Representative Brenda Lawrence (D-MI) and other members of the Democratic Women’s Working Group talked about the state of women…

    638 views
  • Reflections on Gender in Early America
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    Reflections on Gender in Early America

    Cornell University history professor Mary Beth Norton presented a talk titled “Reflections on Gender in Anglo-America.” The lecture was based on four books she published between 1980 and 2011:…

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  • House Democrats Reintroduce Paycheck Fairness Act
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    House Democrats on Paycheck Fairness Act

    Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) was joined by other House Democrats and equal pay activists to reintroduce the Paycheck Fairness Act, ten years after the signing of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay…

    1,803 views
  • Uncovering the Legacies of Black Women
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    Uncovering the Legacies of Black Women

    Authors Blair Imani, Nafissa Thompson-Spires, Bridgett Davis, and Camille Acker talked about the importance of writing about overlooked figures in American history.

    195 views
  • emBeyond the Callem
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    Beyond the Call

    Eileen Rivers was interviewed at the National Press Club’s Book Fair. She talked about her book, Beyond the Call: Three Women on the Front Lines in Afghanistan, on women in the military.…

    134 views
  • emFor Colored Girls Who Have Considered Politicsem
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    For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Politics

    Political insiders Donna Brazile, Yolanda Caraway, Leah Daughtry, and Minyon Moore talked about their book, For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Politics, in which they reflect on their…

    533 views
  • QA with Patricia Miller
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    Q&A with Patricia Miller

    Author and journalist Patricia Miller discussed her book, Bringing Down the Colonel: A Sex Scandal of the Gilded Age, and the “Powerless” Woman Who Took On Washington, about a late…

    698 views
  • emThe Womans Hourem
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    The Woman's Hour

    Elaine Weiss was interviewed at the National Press Club’s Book Fair. She talked about her book, The Woman’s Hour, on the women’s suffrage movement.

    121 views
  • 2019 Womens March in Washington
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    2019 Women's March in Washington

    Advocates for women’s rights took part in the third annual Women’s March. The first women’s march was held following the inauguration of President Donald Trump. Due to the government shutdown,…

    2,085 views
  • Writing For and About Black Girls
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    Writing For and About Black Girls

    Young adult authors Renee Watson, Ibi Zoboi, Rita Williams-Garcia, and Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich talk about their work.

    142 views
  • Race Gender and Violence on the Western Frontier
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    Race, Gender and Violence on the Western Frontier

    A panel of historians discussed the ways white settlers, federal troops, and Native Americans interacted and challenges these groups faced on the Western Frontier. Topics included gender…

    200 views
  • WellRead Black Girl Festival Keynote Address by Patricia Smith
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    Well-Read Black Girl Festival Keynote Address by Patricia Smith

    Glory Edim, Well-Read Black Girl founder, delivered the welcome address followed by a keynote address by poet and activist Patricia Smith. Prior to Ms. Smith, the program featured a musical…

    231 views
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