Equity Issues

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Website

Legal Momentum provides information about equity in education, the workplace, and the courts.

Movies

Legalize Equality

Equal Means Equal

Not For Ourselves Alone: The Story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Susan B Anthony dir by Ken Burns

She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry, dir. Mary Dore

The Triangle Factory Fire Scandal, dir. Mel Stuart

Booklist

Century of Struggle: The Women’s Rights Movement in the United States, by Eleanor Flexner

Women, Race & Class, by Angela Davis

Eleanor Roosevelt, vols 1,2,and 3 by Blanche Wiesen Cook

Sojourner Truth: A Life, A Symbol by Nell Irvin Painter

Personal History by Katharine Graham

Abigail Adams by Woody Holton

When Everything Changed: The Amazing Journey of American Women from 1960 to the Present by Gail Collins

No Stopping Us Now: The Adventures of Older Women in American History by Gail Collins

Hard Choices by Hillary Rodham Clinton

Because of Sex: One Law Ten Cases, and Fifty Years that Changed American Women’s Lives at Work by Gillian Thomas

The Highest Glass Ceiling: Women’s Quest for the American Presidency, by Ellen Fitzpatrick

Becoming by Michelle Obama

Title IX: A Brief History with Documents by Susan Ware

Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg by Irin Carmon and Shana Knizhnik

Good and Mad: The Revolutionary Power of Women’s Anger by Rebecca Traister

Make Trouble: Standing Up, Speaking Out, and Finding the Courage to Lead by Cecile Richards

The Woman’s Hour by Elaine Weiss 

Hedy’s Folly: The Life and Breakthrough Inventions of Hedy Lamarr, by Richard Rhodes

Brazen: Rebel Ladies Who Rocked the World by Penelope Bagieu (graphic book)

Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls by Francesca Cavallo and Elena Favilli 

Black Women Who Dared by Naomi M. Moyer

Glory in Their Spirit: How Four Black women Took on the Army During World War II by Sandra M. Bolzenius

What the Constitution Means to Me by Heidi Schreck