On Indigenous Peoples’ Day and Every Day, We Must Uplift Native Women’s Voices

WASHINGTON D.C. — Today, October 12, NOW is proud to continue to take part in the national movement to observe Indigenous Peoples’ Day and to reject the racist history of the Columbus Day observance. To continue to honor the legacy of a man who stole sacred and ancestral land from Indigenous people and caused centuries of colonization and genocide is an act of violence against Native Americans. Instead, we must utilize this day to Read more …

“We’re Speaking”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – We are witnessing history with this week’s vice-presidential debate and the presence of Kamala Harris as the Democratic nominee. Not only is Senator Harris the first Black and Indian American VP nominee of a major American party, she is also the lone woman’s voice on either ticket. NOW salutes this historic moment, as we know if not for women like Elizabeth Cady Read more …

Meet The Forgotten Female Scientist Who Debunked Theories Of Male Superiority

“Women are written out of the history books. The only people really in the history books are the white men,” says Toni Van Pelt, president of the National Organization for Women. “Because even when women make the accomplishments, the men take that away from them and claim it for themselves.”