It #WomensEqualityDay! Today we celebrate the adoption of the 19th Amendment in 1920, which prohibits our state and federal governments from denying the right to vote to U.S. citizens on the basis of sex. Earlier this month, the New York Times spotlighted activists who are the ancestors of famous suffragists, for example Ida B. Wells, Harriet Tubman, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and Frederick Douglass. We urge you to celebrate today by reading through this article and learning more about how their legacies have contributed to social movements today.
Read the article here.