An Interview with Gloria Steinem and Ruth Bader Ginsburg

While their careers have taken them to different places, Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg (aka Notorious RGB) and women’s rights activist and journalist Gloria Steinem have fought for similar ideals throughout their lives. Now in their 80s, the friends sat down with The New York Times to discuss the parallels between their lives, the first time they met and the injustices that fueled their …

Google Doodle for Unsung Feminist Hero Nellie Bly

Google is celebrating the 151st birthday of trailblazing feminist and journalist Nellie Bly (whose real name was Elizabeth Cochrane) with a heartfelt, musical Google Doodle. The animation illustrates the remarkable career of Bly, whose investigative reports uncovered the harsh realities of female factory workers, the brutal conditions of an NYC women’s insane asylum and corruption in the Mexican Government. Bly reached international fame after traveling …

Gloria Steinem on Black Women and Feminism

Feminist, journalist and activist Gloria Steinem told Black Enterprise that she thinks black women invented the feminist movement. The Medal of Freedom award winner further discusses the role black women played in her 50-year career, explaining that they were actually twice as likely to support feminist issues compared with white women. When asked what she has to say to African American women who feel the …