This article originally appeared in The Baltimore Sun
On Women’s Equality Day, I participated in the Women’s History on the Horizon: the Centennial of Women’s Suffrage in 2020 panel at the National Archives.
This article first appeared on the League of Women Voters of New Jersey's WordPress site.
Ninety-eight years ago, on August 26th, after decades of tireless advocacy, women finally won the right to vote with the adoption of the 19th Amendment—opening the democratic process to more than 23 million women.
As Women’s Equality Day approaches, we reflect on the brave suffragists who helped secure the passage of the
This week, as we mark the 94th anniversary of the 19th amendment becoming law, let's honor those brave women and men by engaging and empowering all voters to register to vote.
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“With the November election just around the corner, the League of Women Voters of Vigo County [IN]...marked 92 years since women won the constitutional right to vote. ... Close to 200 people, many Indiana State University students, marched across the ISU campus Monday afternoon marking the anniversary.”
As we celebrate Women's Equality Day and the anniversary of MLK's "I Have a Dream" speech, many Americans - women and men, young and old, rich and poor alike - still face barriers to voting.