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‘We’re here because of some hard-working women’: At NYC rally, Elizabeth Warren emphasizes female pioneers

The comments were a more direct nod to gender than most of her public remarks to date

Serena Williams is eyeing history at the U.S. Open. Her competitors are trying to keep up.

Williams is attempting to match the 24 Grand Slam singles titles of all-time leader Margaret Court

Jackie Kennedy’s wedding is still talked about today. But the African American designer who made her dress continues to be written out of the story.

For Ann Lowe, who designed the bridal gown, the event was a nightmare

This hospital was an important space for women for more than a century. Then it became a Trader Joe’s.

The Columbia Hospital for Women in Washington, D.C., had a powerful legacy of serving women of all races

How three women experienced Woodstock in 1969: A rickety stage, Jimi Hendrix and a psychedelic bus

On its 50th anniversary weekend, an organizer of the event, an attendee and a performer share their standout memories

Many white women were active and enthusiastic participants in the business of slavery, according to this book

Stephanie E. Jones-Rogers’s ‘They Were Her Property: White Women as Slave Owners in the American South’ shatters the usual narrative

The 13.7 billion-year history of #feminists

We go back to the dinosaurs, and look ahead to a big win coming in 3020

Marianne Williamson’s breakout moment centered on reparations. Here’s what she said.

The author has been a rather curious candidate in the Democratic presidential field

He found the Titanic. Now this explorer is on a mission to solve Amelia Earhart’s disappearance.

The most prevalent theory is that Earhart landed her plane on jagged coral ringing Nikumaroro, a Pacific island