Honoring Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Groundbreaking Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away on September 18 at the age of 87. She was nominated for her position by President Bill Clinton, and served from 1993 until her passing. She was a true champion of justice and fought to end gender discrimination. Ginsburg notably co-founded the Women's Rights Project at the American Civil Liberties Union in 1972. Decades later, she inspired the Lilly Ledbetter Fair pay Act, which helps workers win pay discrimination claims. 

She was inducted into the National Women's Hall of Fame in 2002 received the ABA medal from American Bar Association in 2010. Her legacy will live on as a champion for women, girls, and anyone who dissents the notion of inequality.

For more information on Ginsburg's life, read Conversations with RBG: Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Life, Love, Liberty, and LawRuth Bader Ginsburg: a Life; or Notorious RBG: the Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Read My Own Words for an autobiographical account of her life.

Young readers will enjoy I dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes her Mark and Ruth Bader Ginsburg: the Case of R.B.G. vs. Inequality.

You can also check out or stream RBG on Hoopla.


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