100 Years of Women Voting Means Defending the Right to Vote for All

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On the anniversary of the ratification the 19th amendment, we, as feminists, need to remember to advocate for those who remain disenfranchised today. Pictured: A suffrage march on March 3, 1913, a day before Woodrow Wilson’s inauguration. Seven years later, the 19th amendment to the Constitution was enacted, guaranteeing women the right to vote. (StreetsofWashington / Flickr)

Almost 100 years ago, on August 26, 1920, the 19th amendment was officially added to the constitution. On that day, women’s constitutional right to vote was recognized and the United States moved one step closer to equality and enfranchisement for all. Following decades of fighting for all varieties of progressive change, this, the ultimate triumph of the women’s suffrage movement, finally prevailed. 

Today, many are still robbed of the right women so fiercely fought for.

Voter suppression and…

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