Voting Rights

Biography

Mabel Ping-Hua Lee

In a 1912 New York Times article, Mabel Ping-Hua Lee was regarded as “the symbol of the new era, when all women will be free and unhampered.”
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Biography

María Teresa Kumar

Emmy nominated political and voting rights activist María Teresa Kumar has dedicated her career to advocating for inclusive political participation.
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Biography

Barbara Jordan

As a lawyer, a congresswoman, and a scholar, Barbara Jordan used her public speaking skills to fight for civil and human rights.
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Lesson Plan

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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Lesson Plan

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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Lesson Plan

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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Lesson Plan

Congresswoman Jeannette Rankin

Students will explore the life of Congresswoman Jeannette Rankin by critically reading primary and secondary sources to determine her worldview and perspective.
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