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Encyclopedia Womannica

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Encyclopedia Womannica

Encyclopedia Womannica

Wonder Media Network

251
Followers
2.1K
Plays
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Thinking back to our history classes growing up, we had one question: Where the ladies at? Enter, Encyclopedia Womannica. In just 5 minutes a day, learn about different incredible women from throughout history. In Wonder Media Network’s brand new podcast, we’re telling the stories of women you may or may not know -- but definitely should.

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Florynce Kennedy (1916-2000) was a lawyer, activist, advocate, and writer who fought fiercely for decades, both on the ground and in the courts, in furtherance of women’s, civil, reproductive, and human rights.

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Activists: Florynce Kennedy

Remembering and Celebrating Ruth Bader Ginsburg

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7 min2 d ago
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Bonus: Adelina Otero-Warren

Activists: Laura Cornelius Kellogg

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--3 d ago
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Activists: Laura Cornelius Kellogg

Activists: Marsha P. Johnson

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7 min4 d ago
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Activists: Marsha P. Johnson

Activists: Dorothy Height

Dorothy Height (1912-2010) was a legendary leader of the civil rights and women’s rights movements during the 20th century and was a trusted adviser to a string of American presidents.

9 min5 d ago
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Activists: Dorothy Height

Activists: Anna Arnold Hedgeman

Anna Arnold Hedgeman (1899-1990) was the first Black woman to be a member of a mayoral cabinet in New York City and the only woman on the administrative committee for the 1963 March on Washington.

6 min6 d ago
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Activists: Anna Arnold Hedgeman

Activists: Charlotte Forten Grimké

Charlotte Forten Grimké (1837-1914) was a writer, teacher, poet, abolitionist, and suffragist. Though she faced prejudice due to her gender and race throughout her life, she tirelessly fought for freedom and education for all.

6 min1 w ago
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Activists: Charlotte Forten Grimké

Bonus: Mabel Ping-Hua Lee

The Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission amplifies the untold stories of women’s fight for the vote. In this week's bonus episode, learn about the Commission's Forward Into the Light project, and the suffragists who inspired its message: There is hope for the future if we continue working through the difficult times.

7 min1 w ago
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Bonus: Mabel Ping-Hua Lee

Activists: Maud Gonne

Maud Gonne (1866-1953) worked tirelessly to free Ireland from British rule and inspired some of the world’s most celebrated poetry along the way.

7 min1 w ago
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Activists: Maud Gonne

Latest Episodes

Activists: Florynce Kennedy

Florynce Kennedy (1916-2000) was a lawyer, activist, advocate, and writer who fought fiercely for decades, both on the ground and in the courts, in furtherance of women’s, civil, reproductive, and human rights.

7 min5 h ago
Comments
Activists: Florynce Kennedy

Remembering and Celebrating Ruth Bader Ginsburg

In light of the passing of a giant in the battle for justice and equality, we’re re-releasing our episode about the late, great Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg (1933-2020). May her memory be a blessing and a revolution.

7 min1 d ago
Comments
Remembering and Celebrating Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Bonus: Adelina Otero-Warren

The Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission amplifies the untold stories of women’s fight for the vote. In this week's bonus episode, hear how the Commission empowers women to explore traditionally male-dominated spaces -- and the suffragists who inspired this fight.

7 min2 d ago
Comments
Bonus: Adelina Otero-Warren

Activists: Laura Cornelius Kellogg

Laura Cornelius Kellogg (1879-c.1940) was an orator, author and reformer, dedicated to transforming Native communities into economically sufficient, self-governing cooperatives.

--3 d ago
Comments
Activists: Laura Cornelius Kellogg

Activists: Marsha P. Johnson

Marsha P. Johnson (1945-1992) was a fixture in New York City who fought fiercely for the queer community, while battling mental illness, substance abuse and homelessness.

7 min4 d ago
Comments
Activists: Marsha P. Johnson

Activists: Dorothy Height

Dorothy Height (1912-2010) was a legendary leader of the civil rights and women’s rights movements during the 20th century and was a trusted adviser to a string of American presidents.

9 min5 d ago
Comments
Activists: Dorothy Height

Activists: Anna Arnold Hedgeman

Anna Arnold Hedgeman (1899-1990) was the first Black woman to be a member of a mayoral cabinet in New York City and the only woman on the administrative committee for the 1963 March on Washington.

6 min6 d ago
Comments
Activists: Anna Arnold Hedgeman

Activists: Charlotte Forten Grimké

Charlotte Forten Grimké (1837-1914) was a writer, teacher, poet, abolitionist, and suffragist. Though she faced prejudice due to her gender and race throughout her life, she tirelessly fought for freedom and education for all.

6 min1 w ago
Comments
Activists: Charlotte Forten Grimké

Bonus: Mabel Ping-Hua Lee

The Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission amplifies the untold stories of women’s fight for the vote. In this week's bonus episode, learn about the Commission's Forward Into the Light project, and the suffragists who inspired its message: There is hope for the future if we continue working through the difficult times.

7 min1 w ago
Comments
Bonus: Mabel Ping-Hua Lee

Activists: Maud Gonne

Maud Gonne (1866-1953) worked tirelessly to free Ireland from British rule and inspired some of the world’s most celebrated poetry along the way.

7 min1 w ago
Comments
Activists: Maud Gonne

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