The right to vote for some, not all: An analysis of racism in the women’s suffrage movement

By Emma Collins, F/G Scholar

 

 

The debate about the legacy of the suffrage movement has been in the news cycle lately with the coverage about voters in this past election going from the polls to Susan B. Anthony’s grave to place their “I voted” stickers on her tombstone as a tribute for her work. News coverage pointed out that this tribute was particularly fitting because a record number of women were elected as governors and to Congress during this election cycle. Continue reading The right to vote for some, not all: An analysis of racism in the women’s suffrage movement

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

The importance of clothing in 1960s protest movements

By Nicole Ziege, F/G Scholar

Throughout American history, clothing has been an underrated tool utilized in social and political protest movements, and its use became most prevalent in the twentieth century with each decade using clothing and accessories to protest society in unique ways. Continue reading The importance of clothing in 1960s protest movements