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When you put your hand to the plow, you can't put it down until you get to the end of the row.   ~Alice Paul is credited as one of the leading figures responsible for the passage of the 19th Amendment (woman suffrage) to the U.S. Constitution. In her honor, the Equal Rights Amendment was sometimes called the Alice Paul Amendment.  Unfortunately, the ERA has never been passed.

Alice Paul- if you can't name what she did for women you MUST look it up immediately!

Terry Tempest Williams Portrait by Robert Shetterly

Terry Tempest Williams Naturalist, Writer, Environmental Activist "The eyes of the future are looking back at us and they are praying for us to see beyond our own time.

Elizabeth Cady Stanton (November 12, 1815 – October 26, 1902) was an American social activist, abolitionist, and leading figure of the early women's rights movement. Her Declaration of Sentiments, presented at the first women's rights convention held in 1848 in Seneca Falls, New York, is often credited with initiating the first organized women's rights and women's suffrage movements in the United States.  Wiki

elizabeth-cady-stanton fought for a woman's right to vote. Imagine that a person is denied the legal right to marry?

Alice Paul Stamp.

The Equal Rights Amendment

The Great Alice Paul, who in 1913 formed the Congressional Union, which became the National Women's Party. The sole goal - National Suffrage!

Painting: Margaret Fell and George Fox accompanied [Click through for large version] - Swarthmore Hall (w/c on paper), Penstone, John Jewell (fl.1835-95) / © Newport Museum and Art Gallery, South Wales / The Bridgeman Art Library. Available print at Allposters.com

Painting: Margaret Fell and George Fox accompanied [Click through for large version] - Swarthmore Hall (w/c on paper), Penstone, John Jewell (fl.1835-95) / © Newport Museum and Art Gallery, South Wales / The Bridgeman Art Library. Available print at Allposters.com

Amy Goodman

Amy Goodman

The best protection any woman can have...is courage. - Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Yesterday was Elizabeth Cady Stanton’s birthday!

George #Fox

George #Fox

Alice Paul: American suffragist who was arrested while exhibiting her first amendment rights, went on a hunger strike, was force-fed and beaten in prison, and changed history

Alice Paul inducted into NJ hall of fame alongside historic nemesis Woodrow Wilson

"Alice Stokes Paul (January 1885 – July was an American suffragist…

Ralph Nader

Ralph Nader

"Take power away from those who misuse it, at which point they become human too." ~Bayard Rustin (1912 - 1987)

This Ricardo Levins-Morales poster highlights the work of Bayard Rustin, civil rights leader and organizer. He helped initiate the 1947 Freedom Ride.

How Quakers Can Help End Mass Incarceration - YouTube

has the highest incarceration rate of any country in the world, with over million people currently behind bars. What can Quakers do about it?

Rosa Parks quote

Rosa Parks quote

“Our strategy should be not only to confront empire, but to lay siege to it. To deprive it of oxygen. To shame it. To mock it. With our art, our music, our literature, our stubbornness, our joy, our brilliance, our sheer relentlessness — and our ability to tell our own stories. Stories that are different from the ones we’re being brainwashed to believe. The corporate revolution will collapse if we refuse to buy what they are selling — their ideas, their version of history, their wars, their…

No One Form Of Resistance Is Going To Succeed: Arundhati Roy

La marcha por el sufragio femenino en el que decenas de mujeres resultaron heridas [FOTOS] | Principia Marsupia

Alice Paul grew up sheltered from the true horrors of gender inequality was because she was a Quaker. When Quakers were founded one of their principles was equality of sexes.

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