When civil rights activists needed new tactics, they came up with a strategy that would get national and international attention.
As one activist said, “If our story is to be told, we will have to write it and photograph it and disseminate it ourselves.”
In 1854, Elizabeth Jennings rode the streetcar of her choice, in an early civil rights protest that led to desegregating public transportation in NYC.
Suffragist Alice Paul proposed the ERA in 1923. Congress approved it in the 1970s. So why isn't the amendment part of the Constitution?