2020's Top Ten Feminist Moments

Among all of the challenges and heartbreak in 2020, there were still moments and people worth appreciating and celebrating. Through all of the adversity, you gave us hope.

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- No justice, no peace. No justice, no peace.

- Whether it's nurses or supermarket cashiers, many of the people in the front line of this pandemic are indeed women.

- Teachers are still having to find a way to do their job.

- The country's 2 and 1/2 million farm workers are continuing to go to work every day.

- Wearing the mask is not just for yourself. It's really for everybody.

- Chants of Black lives matter echoed from thousands of protesters in cities around the world.

- More protesters are beginning to shout #SayHerName.

- Breonna Taylor.

- Say her name!

- Breonna Taylor.

- Make sure you are supporting Black women on the front lines, Black trans on the front lines. Pull up.

- A record 117 women of color are nominees for the House and Senate this cycle.

- In 2021, there will be at least 141 women in Congress.

ALEXANDRIA OCASIO-CORTEZ: I am here because I have to show my parents that I am their daughter and that they did not raise me to accept abuse from men.

- I know that other women, other young girls are watching this, and maybe their path seems a little clearer now.

- Another reason to love Dolly Parton. That's because Parton donated $1 million to Vanderbilt University Medical Center to fund coronavirus research.

- Women leaders like Jacinda Ardern, Angela Merkel, and Tsai Ing-wen have handled the pandemic more effectively.

- A new crop of young leaders is emerging. Some say they hold the keys to lasting change.

- The generation that we saw mobilize a nationwide school walkout protesting gun violence is now on the front lines demanding justice and change, and they're demanding it now.

- If you don't stand up for yourself, who will?

KAMALA HARRIS: While I may be the first woman in this office, I will not be the last.