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On Women’s Equality Day, 2016

In 1920, Congress ratified the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, finally granting women the right to vote. The success was achieved a full 42 years after the amendment was introduced into Congress, and 72 years after the suffrage movement officially … Continue reading

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Celebrating Suffrage, But There’s More to Be Done

This week, we celebrated Women’s Equality Day which marked the 89th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, extending the right to vote to include women. Suffragists worked—and worked hard—for over seven decades to fight … Continue reading

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