women’s rights

December 9, 2014

State Of Women’s Rights In America: Peggy Young v. UPS, Police Violence & More

December 8, 2014 - Segment 3 - We turn to the issue of women's rights, especially in light of the case currently being heard before the U.S. Supreme Court, Peggy Young v. United Parcel Service (UPS). In 2006 Peggy Young, then a worker for UPS, became pregnant and asked for a reassignment that would not require heavy lifting. The company refused and put her on unpaid leave.
February 20, 2013

Why Gender Equality Stalled

February 20, 2013 - Segment 1 - We discuss Stephanie Coontz's recent opinion piece in the New York Times, "Why Gender Equality Stalled", which marked the 50th anniversary of Betty Friedan's The Feminine Mystique and explored the structural challenges to gender equality today.
June 22, 2011

June 22, 2011 – Hour 2

In the book Hands on the Freedom Plow, authors gather the testimonials of many women's personal narratives of working for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) for the Civil Rights Movement.

On Friday June 24 at 7PM at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum they are holding a panel discussion of Hands on the Freedom Plow.