Women's History Month is an annual declared month (March) that highlights the contributions of women to events in history and contemporary society. International Women's Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating women's equality. Take a look through this LibGuide to learn more and celebrate women during the month of March.
On February 25, 2022, President Joe Biden nominated Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to become the 116th Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court. She is the first Black woman to sit on the highest court in the nation.
On April 7, 2022, a bipartisan group of Senators confirmed Judge Jackson's nomination.
Maya Angelou Becomes First Black Woman on a Quarter
The 45th USPS stamp in the Black Heritage series honors sculptor Edmonia Lewis (c.1844-1907), the first African American and Native American Sculptor to earn international recognition.
The exhibition Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg will be on view
at the Holocaust Museum Houston
March 11, 2022 — July 31, 2022.
For more government resources on the late Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, see the following resources:
Thanks to Lauren Lovings-Gomez, Kelley Center Student Staff, PhD student of 19th-Century European and American Art at Rice University, who has created this LibGuide, under the supervision of Government Information Coordinator Anna Xiong.