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6 Quotes to Honor the Legacy of Grace Lee Boggs

Human rights advocate, philosopher and author Grace Lee Boggs pa ed away on Monday at the age of 100.  Boggs was a visionary. She notably spoke out on... Read More »

When Women Human-Rights Activists Are in Danger, It’s Women Who Come to Their Rescue

By: Kia Makarechi It took Hend Nafea, a young Egyptian human-rights worker, three weeks after her sentencing to decide to leave her home country. As p... Read More »

21 Gloria Steinem Quotes

On March 25, 2014, Gloria Steinem, the groundbreaking writer, lecturer, editor and activist, who's been looked to as the popular face of the women's m... Read More »

MAKING HISTORY: Gloria Steinem Creates Ms. Magazine

In honor of Women's History Month, we are celebrating with 31 days of women's history! Every day in March, we will highlight an historic moment, as to... Read More »

Times Union Profiles Barbara Smith

  Feminist scholar and community activist, Barbara Smith, spoke with TimesUnion.com on her involvement in the MAKERS series. The Albany-based publicat... Read More »