Rosario Dawson is an actor, singer, producer, and activist. Dawson's first feature film role was in "Kids" in 1995. She has since appeared in "He Got Game," "Josie and the Pussycats," "Men in Black II," "Rent," "Sin City," "Clerks II," "Death Proof," "Unstoppable," and "Top Five." She has also done voice-over work for Disney/Marvel, Warner Bros./DC Comics, and ViacomCBS' Nickelodeon unit, including her role as Barbara Gordon / Batgirl in "The Lego Batman Movie." Dawson was born in New York City. As a child, she made a brief appearance on "Sesame Street."
Suffragists needed three-fourths of the states on board to get victory for the whole country. But that meant winning over the south, where zero states were in. Pictured with this episode: Carrie Chapman Catt, who came to Nashville to manage the strategy on the ground.
It wasn’t just the United States -- women around the world were fighting for their voting rights, and they weren’t so polite about it. Pictured with this episode is Alice Paul, who learned from suffragists in Britain, and brought some of their techniques back home. For more on the people and stories mentioned in this episode, visit
From New Mexico to New York, there were women separated by language, culture, religion, and citizenship, but united by a desire for equality. Pictured with this episode: Mabel Lee was a Chinese immigrant and figure in the New York Suffrage scene; she was also the first Chinese woman to receive her Ph.D. For more on the people and stories mentioned in this episode, visit
This is more than a story about women’s rights. It’s a story about civil rights. And women like Ida B. Wells and Mary Church Terrell, our pictured suffragist this week, understood that the suffrage fight was as much about race as it was gender. For more on the people and stories mentioned in this episode, visit
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May 19th, 1979
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3 hours, 19 minutes
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