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Remember These 5 History-Making Women This Memorial Day

Remember These 5 History-Making Women This Memorial Day

Throughout American history, it's no secret that women have been denied the same rights as men - including serving for our country. "Trailblazers" are... Read More »

Donate to the Harriet Tubman Home to #BringHarrietHome and Preserve Her Legacy

Donate to the Harriet Tubman Home to #BringHarrietHome and Preserve Her Legacy

A new historically significant campaign, #BringHarrietHome, is seeking to preserve Tubman's legacy and focuses around a single, newly discovered photo... Read More »

Is Putting Harriet Tubman On the $20 Bill Racist and Sexist? Some GOP Members Think So

Is Putting Harriet Tubman On the $20 Bill Racist and Sexist? Some GOP Members Think So

As if getting a woman's portrait on an American bill wasn't hard enough, some members of the GOP led an initiative to block the American woman credite... Read More »

10 Interesting Facts You Didn't Know About Harriet Tubman

10 Interesting Facts You Didn't Know About Harriet Tubman

Harriet Tubman may be one of the most prolific and pivotal figures in American history. She was a renowned abolitionist and risked her life to rescue... Read More »

Harriet Tubman Wins Poll to Be the First Woman On the $20 Bill

Harriet Tubman Wins Poll to Be the First Woman On the $20 Bill

The campaign to have a woman featured on the $20 bill revealed a winner Tuesday. After a 10-week online poll, Harriet Tubman received 33.6 percent of... Read More »

Want to See a Woman on the $20 Bill?

Want to See a Woman on the $20 Bill?

By Maggie Mallon Prepare your wallets: The $20 bill might be getting a makeover. Last week, Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.) introduced a bill to upda... Read More »

7 Badass Women in History Who Need a Big Biopic, Stat

7 Badass Women in History Who Need a Big Biopic, Stat

By Megan Angelo Female biopic development is on a tear lately: Marisa Tomei is gearing up to channel feminist icon Gloria Steinem. Elizabeth Banks ju... Read More »