Women's Rights

Biography

Bernice Sandler

Known as the “Godmother of Title IX,” Bernice Sandler fought for women’s rights in education.
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Biography

Janet Mock

Janet Mock became the first transgender woman of color to write and direct an episode of television.
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Biography

Florence Kelley

Florence Kelley dedicated her life to social reform. She worked to end many social problems, including labor and racial discrimination.
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Lesson Plan

Susan B. Anthony

After learning about Susan B. Anthony, students will create a coin mobile. On the back of each coin, they will write the actions that identify her as an agent for change, as well as a word to describes her.
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Songs of Protest

In this lesson, students will explore how or if music reflects society and furthers the goals of activism and protest.
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Introduction to Activism

This lesson takes a closer look at one of key activists in the women’s’, workers’ and immigrants’ rights movement in the 20th century.
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African American Activists

Students will learn about Ida B Wells, Rosa Parks, and Fannie Lou Hammer; all female African American activists who fought for justice and equality.
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The National Woman’s Party

Students will examine documents to determine if the justice system fair and Constitutional in its treatment of the National Women’s Party picketers
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General

A Short History of Activism

Subjugation, inequality, revolution and protest have marked world history for thousands of years. And for thousands of years, human beings have fought oppression and subjugation
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