Posts Tagged ‘Movement’

The American Women's Movement: A Brief History With Documents

The American Women's Movement: A Brief History With Documents The American women’s movement was one of the most influential social movements of the twentieth century. Beginning with small numbers, the women’s movement eventually involved tens of thousands of women and men. Longstanding ideas and habits came under scrutiny as activists questioned and changed the nation’s […]

The American Women’s Movement, 1945-2000: A Brief History with Documents

The American Women’s Movement, 1945-2000: A Brief History with Documents The American women’s movement was one of the most influential social movements of the twentieth century. Beginning with small numbers, the women’s movement eventually involved tens of thousands of women and men. Longstanding ideas and habits came under scrutiny as activists questioned and changed the […]

The Public Journalism Movement In America: Evangelists In The Newsroom

The Public Journalism Movement In America: Evangelists In The Newsroom The philosophy of public journalism, which has found converts in academia and in newsrooms nationwide, holds that traditional journalism is outmoded–values such as objectivity and detachment must give way to new values connecting journalists to their communities and committing them to a kind of reporting […]

You Wouldn't Want to Be a Suffragist!: A Protest Movement That's Rougher Than You Expected

You Wouldn't Want to Be a Suffragist!: A Protest Movement That's Rougher Than You Expected Rights? What rights? If you believe in equal rights for women – including the right to vote – you wouldn''t want to be a suffragist! You could wind up in a filthy jail cell, on a diet of bread and […]

20 Years After OKC Bombing, NRA Has Mainstreamed McVeigh’s Insurrectionist Idea in Conservative Movement

Sunday marked the 20th anniversary of the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City by anti-government extremist Timothy McVeigh. McVeigh’s act of domestic terrorism killed 168 people and injured nearly 700 others. Many of the victims were children, who were in a daycare center in the building. At the time it […]

Opt-Out Movement Accelerates Amid Common Core Testing

ATLANTA (AP) — Thousands of students are opting out of new standardized tests aligned to the Common Core standards, defying the latest attempt by states to improve academic performance. This “opt-out” movement remains scattered but is growing fast in some parts of the country. Some superintendents in New York are reporting that 60 percent or […]

Changing Attitudes Spark Movement Against Intersex Surgeries For Infants & Children

CHICAGO (AP) — She was born to a young Chicago couple, named Jennifer, and grew into a beautiful long-lashed child with wavy dark hair, big brown eyes and a yearning, youthful desire to be just like all the other girls. Only she wasn’t. Doctors first noticed her slightly enlarged genitals, and then discovered she had […]

Youth Leading America’s New Civil Rights Movement Explain How to Activate Their Generation

This is the third part in a three-part series highlighting the organizing efforts of Reverend William Barber and North Carolina’s Forward Together movement. Read parts I and II.) During a demonstration at the North Carolina state capitol rotunda in February, several dozen youth activists were outside legislative chambers demanding, among other things, affordable college tuition, […]

Youth Leading America’s New Civil Rights Movement Explain How to Activate Their Generation

This is the third part in a three-part series highlighting the organizing efforts of Reverend William Barber and North Carolina’s Forward Together movement. Read parts I and II.) During a demonstration at the North Carolina state capitol rotunda in February, several dozen youth activists were outside legislative chambers demanding, among other things, affordable college tuition, […]

Baby Massage: A Practical Guide to Massage and Movement for Babies and Infants

Baby Massage: A Practical Guide to Massage and Movement for Babies and Infants New – A guide to baby massage for parents, concentrating initially on how to cleanse and nourish the skin of the newborn child. It then moves onto simple routines for the 2 to 18-month old, covering the stages of sitting and standing, […]

Women of Color and the Reproductive Rights Movement

Women of Color and the Reproductive Rights Movement While most people believe that the movement to secure voluntary reproductive control for women centered solely on abortion rights, for many women abortion was not the only, or even primary, focus. Jennifer Nelson tells the story of the feminist struggle for legal abortion and reproductive rights in […]

Women of Color and the Reproductive Rights Movement

Women of Color and the Reproductive Rights Movement While most people believe that the movement to secure voluntary reproductive control for women centered solely on abortion rights, for many women abortion was not the only, or even primary, focus. "A valuable contribution." –"Feminist Collections" Jennifer Nelson tells the story of the feminist struggle for legal […]

Women of Color and the Reproductive Rights Movement: and the Reproductive Rights Movement

Women of Color and the Reproductive Rights Movement: and the Reproductive Rights Movement While most people believe that the movement to secure voluntary reproductive control for women centered solely on abortion rights, for many women abortion was not the only, or even primary, focus.Jennifer Nelson tells the story of the feminist struggle for legal abortion […]

Honoring the Women of the Civil Rights Movement, Both Past and Present

First Lady Michelle Obama delivers remarks at “Celebrating Women of the Movement,” an event honoring Black History Month, in the East Room of the White House, Feb. 20, 2015. The First Lady introduces moderator Vanessa De Luca, Editor-in-Chief of Essence magazine and the panel of intergenerational women who have played a pivotal role in the […]

The First Lady Speaks at “Celebrating Women of the Movement” Event

On February 20, 2015, First Lady Michelle Obama delivered remarks at “Celebrating Women of the Movement,” an event honoring Black History Month, in the East Room of the White House. Uploads by The White House Special News Bulletin-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the […]

The How And Why Of The Emmanuel Movement: A Hand-book On Pscho-therapeutics

The How And Why Of The Emmanuel Movement: A Hand-book On Pscho-therapeutics The How And Why Of The Emmanuel Movement: A Hand-book On Pscho-therapeutics List Price: Price: