NOW’s Long History of Working for Racial Justice and Equity

As we are approaching a historic anniversary with the Centennial Anniversary of the 19th Amendment, recognizing women’s fundamental right to vote, it seems appropriate to take stock of the important work for equality that NOW has undertaken.

NOW Celebrates the Life of John Lewis — And We Pledge to Honor His Legacy

WASHINGTON, D.C. – At Congressman John Lewis’s last appearance in Selma, Alabama to commemorate the historic 1965 march across the Edmund Pettus Bridge—where state troopers launched a vicious attack on peaceful demonstrators that left him with a fractured skull,–– he returned to a message that he advocated for throughout his life, the power of the right to vote.  Already diagnosed with stage four pancreatic cancer, John Lewis looked back on that day and said, “We were Read more …