Lucy Parsons was a radical anarchist, feminist and labor organizer. A woman of mixed racial heritage who grew up during the Civil War in Texas and then the tumultuous industrialization of Chicago, Lucy Parsons fought tirelessly her entire life to end all forms of oppression. She is remarkable- not only in her intelligence but in … Continue reading W.O.M.A.N., Inc. Spreading Some Women’s History Love: Lucy Gonzalez Parsons
Anna Eleanor Roosevelt is a favorite woman in History as a symbol of caring ,as political, as a diplomat, and as an activist who embodied the aggressive spirit of feminism throughout her life. Among her countless achievements she advocated for extended rights of women in the work force. President Harry S. Truman called her "First Lady of … Continue reading W.O.M.A.N., Inc. Spreading Some Women’s History Love: Anna Eleanor Roosevelt
Jane Addams is one of my favorite women in history. You could call her a renaissance woman because she took on so many causes and made immeasurable improvements in the lives of women and those in need. I had the chance to visit the Jane Addams Hull House in Chicago, which is the house that … Continue reading W.O.M.A.N., Inc. Staff Spreading Some Women’s History Love: Jane Addams
Kathleen Hanna and her first, big band, Bikini Kill is commonly credited with creating Riot Grrrl, a punk rock, feminist movement in the 1990's. Although Kathleen Hanna did play a huge role in Riot Grrrl's impetuous, she is the first to say that Riot Grrrl was a collective movement, shared with the women who were … Continue reading W.O.M.A.N., Inc. Staff Spreading Some Women’s History Love: Kathleen Hanna
Lip Service West is hosting its first themed event in honor of Women’s History Month to highlight women writers and women’s issues. W.O.M.A.N., Inc.c's very own Mariya Taher will be one of the writers featured at this event. Come out to support her and celebrate Women's History Month. Entrance to the event is FREE, and … Continue reading Hear W.O.M.A.N., Inc.’s Mariya Taher Read Her Work This Friday!