March marks the beginning of Women’s History Month, celebrating and highlighting the contributions of women throughout history. This year’s theme is “Valiant Women of the Vote: Refusing to be Silenced.” View these materials in our collection celebrating women’s trailblazers online:
How Movements Win: Gendered Opportunity Structures and U.S. Women’s Suffrage Movements, 1866 to 1919. This journal discusses how the women’s suffrage movements brought about social change.
The Truths We Hold: An American Journey. Before becoming the first African American and South Asian female Vice President, Kamala Harris wrote this New York Times best seller about being a leader in challenging times. Listen to the audio version online.
Vanguard: How Black Women Broke Barriers, Won The Vote, and Insisted On Equality For All Author Martha S. Jones examines Black women’s political power at the polls and in politics.
Coming of Age in Multiracial America: South Asian Political Incorporation Founder and President of New American Leaders Sayu Bhojwanie dissertation discusses coming of age in politics.