Even nations with long histories of inequality and violence carry lessons for how to move toward what might be called a more perfect union.
As we go marching, marching
We battle too for men
For they are women’s children
And we mother them again
They might as wise have lodged a Bird
For Treason — in the Pound —
“Freed by Fire” follows Molina, a 12-year old Malawian girl who becomes another child in a forced marriage. One female chief is tirelessly working to stop it.
in order to rule the sidewalks
and men’s hearts —
to beat out all those other dames
Since the 2016 election, over 15 million teens have turned 18 and and can now vote; this year alone, 4 million more can vote, and another 15 million will become eligible for the 2024 election.
two by two in the ark of
the ache of it
Jonathan Entin: Ruth Bader Ginsburg helped shape the modern era of women’s rights – even before she went on the Supreme Court
When Ginsburg started her work in the 1960s, the Supreme Court had never invalidated any type of sex-based rule. Worse, it had rejected every challenge to laws that treated women worse than men.
The former President of Liberia, Nobel laureate H.E. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf promotes freedom, peace, justice, women’s empowerment and democratic rule.
The characters I find thrilling are women who are absolutely not socialised or charitable or good.
With charm, humor and passion, Isabel Allende delivers a series of stories about women with passionate hearts who survive difficult lives.
A respectful, sorrowful, grateful farewell to Elizabeth Warren, the smartest, fiercest candidate in the race and one who deserved better from our still deeply sexist culture.