The role of protest in feminism

Women from different generations compare the feminist movements and the role protest has played

By Rebekah Alvey, F/G Scholar

Throughout the history of women’s movements, marches have played a significant role in showing civil disobedience and dissent. The marches demonstrate unity and passion for the cause while also highlighting the changes in the movement and the flaws. Continue reading The role of protest in feminism

Legacy of protest at Kent State University

By Rebekah Alvey, Lillie Eastham and Hayley Robb, F/G Scholars

In an age of civil disobedience and student protest, May 4, 1970 is an important date to remember and reflect on at Kent State University.

The university had been home to several widespread student-led protests against the Vietnam War. The weekend before May 4, students took to the streets of downtown Kent, Ohio, throwing rocks and bottles through shop windows. Continue reading Legacy of protest at Kent State University