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Marilyn Monroe

''Give a girl the right pair of shoes and...

Marian Anderson

Marian Anderson was born in South Philadelphia...

Sappho (Poet)

Sappho was born in Lesbos, Greece during the...

Florence Theodore Dore

A great warrior for the truth and for Children. Her father is the Late Chief Rabbi WA Mathew. Fought for Hebrews of African descent.

Vanessa Williams

Vanessa Lynn Williams is an American actress,...

Azucena Villaflor

Azucena Villaflor was born in Avellaneda,...

Elaine Brown

Elaine Brown is a Writer. She is also known...

Taty Almeida

Taty Almeida is an 86 year old Argentinean...

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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