In April 1933, an anxious nation watched Ruby Bates walk through the door of an Alabama courtroom. Two years earlier, near the town of Scottsboro, Bates and another white woman had charged nine...
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by Healy Ko
on Thursday, May 30, 2013 - 9:41am
When Stanford senior Irene Jor was a child, her aunts, first-generation Chinese immigrants, worked as nannies in Boston. Years later, circumstances have shifted and Jor's family now employs a...
by Adrienne Rose Johnson
on Tuesday, May 28, 2013 - 9:25am
It was 1884, and Reverend Gravatt had come to enroll the Lakota children in boarding school. Their mother viewed it as abduction, but Gravatt saw it as a caring act of assimilation. Writing in his...
by Peter Satyanand Samuels
on Monday, May 20, 2013 - 9:43am
After the U.S. Senate failed to pass a bill tightening background checks for gun sales, a national conversation is boiling about the right to bear arms.
by Cara Reichard
on Thursday, May 16, 2013 - 9:53am
When Paola Gianturco was in Kenya talking to a group of women about their children, the women were not just mothers. They were grandmothers too. Gianturco came to understand that nearly all of these...
by Gender News staff
on Tuesday, May 14, 2013 - 11:32am
When it comes to negotiation, women generally settle for less than they deserve. Often this is because women haven't learned effective strategies for asking for what they want. Several years...