How Women Used Christmas to Fight Slavery
In 1834, members of William Lloyd Garrison’s Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society, including African American and white individuals, used Christmas to expose the hypocrisy of a nation that claimed liberty while enslaving millions. Women played a leading role in organizing Christmas bazaars to finance the abolitionist cause and spread anti-slavery messages in the name of peace and […]
Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Brooklyn’s Own Supreme Court Justice
Ruth Bader Ginsburg has achieved legendary status as the second woman ever appointed to the United States Supreme Court. But her path to Associate Justice was not an easy one, filled with obstacles faced by countless 20th century women looking to break into male-dominated professions.