Lucy Diggs Slowe

Keywords: women’s’ studies, civil rights, feminism, mea culpas I came across Lucy Diggs Slowe in a N.Y. Times article Overlooked No More: Lucy Diggs Slowe, Scholar Who Persisted Against Racism and Sexism. From that article: “She influenced broad campaigns for racial equality, feminism, personal freedom and peace activism. She made it a priority to createContinue reading “Lucy Diggs Slowe”

Florence Howe : “Mother of Women’s Studies”

Keywords: women’s studies, feminist, woman authors, The Feminist Press (There are many influential people in history that are not generally known. Many such can arguably be said to have changed history because they doubted something and acted on that doubt. Here is someone I recently came across that I put in these categories.) I sometimesContinue reading “Florence Howe : “Mother of Women’s Studies””