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Solána Imani Rowe, who is known professionally...

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Imani Rowe, who is known professionally as...

Sybil Hart Kooper

Sybil Hart Kooper was a retired justice of the Appellate Division of the State Supreme Court in New York. She was born in Brooklyn in 1925, to a State Supreme Court Justice and Presiding Justice of the Appellate Division, Second Department. She attended Wellesley College and New York Law School and practiced with a specialization in family law....

María L. Hernández

Maria L. de Hernández, along with her husband,...

Yalda Afif

At the age of seventeen, Yalda Afif got...

Frances M. Beal

Frances M. Beal is an Black feminist and a...

Melinda Gates

Melinda Gates is an American Philanthropist....

Megawati Sukarnoputri

Megawati Sukarnoputri is one of the Former...

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100 Years! Stay Tuned ... A Centennial Anniversary Celebration of Women's Suffrage in New York State

Monday, November 6, 2017 - 6PM to 8PM, BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center, 155 Chambers Street, New York, NY 10007

WomensActivism.NYC at the NYC Department of Records and Information Services, BMCC Tribeca PAC, and the Women’s Resource Center at Borough of Manhattan Community College honor the women who won the right to vote in NYS in 1917 and people fighting for justice today.

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WomensActivism.NYC is a project of the NYC Department of Records and Information Services