Celebrate Women’s History Month with Streaming Video from Films on Demand

Althea Gibson was a trailblazing African-American tennis player, who crossed the color line of international tennis in the 1950’s.

March is Women’s History Month and a great time to celebrate women in history. Explore the film above or those below and visit Films on Demand for more films and clips. Films or shorter film segments can be easily embedded into Sakai course sites. Explore the following videos to learn about fascinating and important women in history:

Dolores Huerta is a labor leader and civil rights activist who advocated for the rights and wages of American farm workers. View Born-Again Feminist: Dolores Huerta.”

Margaret Sanger devoted her life to legalizing birth control and making it universally available for women throughout the early 1900’s. View “Margaret Sanger.” 

Gloria Steinem is a social activist, writer, editor, and champion of women’s rights since the late 1960s.View “Gloria: In Her Own Words.”

Makers: Women Who Make America Series is a 3-part series which tells the story of the most sweeping social revolution in American history, as women have asserted their rights to a full and fair share of political power, economic opportunity, and personal autonomy in the last 50 years. ViewMakers: Women Who Make America Series.”