International Women's Day- Breifing
On March 8th 1857, garment workers marched for better working conditions, and were dispersed by police force. On March 8th 1908, approximately 15,000 women marched for better wages and shorter work hours, the end of child labor, and the right to vote. Both of these marches occurred in New York. The slogan of these and similar marches became “Bread and Roses”- bread signifying a more...
“The air was heavy and sweet; it lay upon lips until they parted, pressed them until they smiled, entered boldly to beat in the throat like a second heart. It was air with a puzzle to it, for it was still and full of the colors of dreams” On certain sunny days and certain warm nights, this quote dances behind everything.