Monthly Archives: November 2015

Honoring Inez: Remembering America’s Suffrage Martyr, Part 2

By Robert P. J. Cooney, Jr., author of “Winning the Vote” and editor of “Remembering Inez” (American Graphic Press.com). Few people know that America has its own suffrage martyr who deserves to be remembered as the centennial of her death … Continue reading

Honoring Inez: Remembering America’s Suffrage Martyr, Part 1

By Robert P. J. Cooney, Jr., author of “Winning the Vote” and editor of “Remembering Inez” (American Graphic Press.com). Thirty-year-old Inez Milholland Boissevain died because she loved democracy. She gave her life nearly 100 years ago trying to win the … Continue reading

Women for Congress: The NWP’s Campaign to Elect Women to Represent Women’s Concerns

In August 1920, the National Woman’s Party (NWP) celebrated the passage of the 19th amendment, which enfranchised women throughout the United States. This great victory opened a way forward for the NWP and more specifically, Alice Paul’s overall goal to … Continue reading

The Dignity of Continuity: The Ancestry of the the Purple, White and Gold

By: Hope Elizabeth May, Ph.D., J.D., Department of Philosophy & Religion, Central Michigan University “Shall we respect the dignity of continuity? Shall we be willing in this development of organized effort to recognize our ancestry?” – May Wright Sewall, 1893 … Continue reading