ERA in the News: July 5-12, 2019
It was an exciting week again for equal rights as the U.S. Women's National Team took home the championship title at the Women's World Cup in Lyon France! The USWNT are currently battling U.S. Soccer for equal pay, and received a tremendous amount of support post-win on a global level. You'll see plenty of great articles on the team in the bylines below.
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Now onto the news...
July 6 2019 Belongs to Shirley Chisholm, The New York Times
July 8 Is the Women's March focused on white women--or does it promote intersectional activism?, Washington Post
July 11 The US Women's Soccer World Cup Win Was a Victory for Title IX & the Fight for Equal Pay, Democracy Now!
July 10 Business & Professional Women Endow Centennial Scholarship, ASU News
July 8 Editorial: Gigs and garlands, Sarasota Herald-Tribune
July 5 Asian-American job seeker said she received racist email from Chicago recruiter, New York Daily News
July 6 AAUW Rockford: In 1980's, education, empowerment and expanded advocacy for women, Freeport Journal-Standard
July 8 Ashcroft presents proclamation for centennial of Missouri ratification of 19th amendment, The Missouri Times
July 11 My View: Legal abortions, at times, can save lives, Portland Tribune
July 9 Opening up to women's stories: Leonard Pitts Jr., GoErie.com
July 10 Long history of discriminatory newspaper ads, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
July 11 Lawmakers push to close wage gap in SC, WIS10
July 11 Can You Believe it?, Charleston Chronicle
July 5 Va. senator calls rape victims 'naive' and critics 'trolls', Virginia Mercury
July 6 With Corey Stewart leaving politics, Prince William County's future is up for grabs, Washington Post
July 8 Day Before Gun Violence Prevention Special Session, Sen. Amanda Chase Spews NRA, Blue Virginia
July 11 Julian Castro seeks support of Working Families Party in Milwaukee, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Erica Young for the APAC