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American Experience (Flannery & Kane) Changemakers (2022): Women's Rights

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Women's Rights March, DC. 1970 [crop]. Photo by Washington Area Spark. (CC by NC 2.0)

Gloria Steinem, Women's Rights Activist and Author

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Betty Friedan, Women's Rights Activist and Author

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Ruth Bader Ginsberg, Attorney & Activist

Prior to be appointed to the US Supreme Court, Ginsberg was a lawyer who helped women gain greater rights by arguing her clients' cases before the US Supreme Court and other judges.

Be sure to focus primarily on her achievements as a lawyer, not as a member of the judiciary. 

Shirley Chisholm, Women's Rights Activist

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bell hooks: Feminist Scholar

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