“I ask no favors for my sex. All I ask of our brethren is that they take their feet off our necks.”
–Ruth Bader Ginburg, quoting abolitionist and feminist Sarah Grimke.
Thus opens the new documentary, RBG, about Supreme Court Associate Justice and tiny badass Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
Thanks to my volunteer work with the local Democratic party, I was invited to watch a special screening of the movie at the local arthouse movie theater last night.
Go see it.
RBG was one of only nine women in her class at Harvard Law School. She was accused of the same thing that HRC was faced with a generation later: taking a seat from a, presumably, more deserving man. Except she made law review in her second year, which means she was in the top 25 students out of a class of more than 500 people, of which over…
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