An unsung shero of the early 20th century, Rose Schneiderman organized women to fight for laws to protect them from sexual harassment and assault in the workplace.
Inspired by Ava DuVernay’s documentary ‘13th,’ and their own experiences, these women mentor youth to keep them out of the criminal justice system.
Entrepreneurs have limited access to capital and business education on the reservation. A Navajo incubator wants to change that.
A mostly female crew constructs a village of emergency shelters in north Seattle, and finds camaraderie along the way.
A local theater group tackles stigma and prompts conversations in a state where abortion is steadily under attack.
Plastic manufacturers are not responsible for the disposal of their products, so the burden is placed on people in the Philippines.
They started a troop focused on girls of color, exposed a human smuggling operation, and generally stepped up when adults didn’t.
Jim Crow endures in Georgia as voter suppression efforts persist across the state. But get-out-the-vote activists are undaunted.
At 23, Myya Jones is running for state representative. She’s at the forefront of a wave of Black women running for office.
The houses are affordable and energy-efficient, and are bringing back elements of the Secwepemc’s hunter-gatherer culture.
They’re reclaiming the tradition of female leadership and turning the old, white, male-dominated perspective of history on its head.