“I do not wish them [women] to have power over men; but over themselves.” ― Mary Wollstonecraft
Whether it was the right to vote, the rights to racial and gender equality, the right for control over their own bodies, or the myriad of other causes taken up by women throughout history, the activists and leaders at the hearts of these fights were instrumental. To continue our observance of Women’s History Month, we explore a few of those inspiring and fearless women.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s TED Talk: “We Should All Be Feminists”
In Alabama: Pattie Ruffner Jacobs “was one of the foremost crusaders for women’s right to vote in Alabama.”