Women's Activism NYC

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1341 Stories Collected, 18,659 More By 2020


Gail Sheehy

Gail Sheehy is a popular American Journalist...

Elly Peterson

Elly Peterson was known as "Mother" of the...

Margaret Atwood

Margaret Atwood, is a Canadian poet, novelist,...

Afua Cooper

Afua Cooper is a Jamaican-born Canadian...

Elizabeth Van Lew

Elizabeth Van Lew was an abolitionist and...

Maggie Walker

was an African-American teacher and...

Mary Sinclair

Mary Sinclair was an American environmental...

Anna Fisher

Anna Fisher is an American chemist, emergency...

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