Feminist writer, author and activist Gloria Steinem said that Black, indigenous and other American women of color were essential to the suffrage movement even though their efforts have not historically always been recognized.
By Courtney Vinopal
Eleven female voters shared their perspective about this moment’s significance with the PBS NewsHour, in their own words.
By Laura Santhanam, Isabella Isaacs-Thomas
Starting Monday, PBS will be airing a two-part series as part of its “Trailblazers” initiative, celebrating 100 years of women’s suffrage in America. The documentary, titled “And She Could Be Next” follows women candidates and organizers who are transforming American…
By PBS NewsHour
The year 2020 marks the centennial anniversary for women's suffrage, when the 19th amendment took effect giving some women the right to vote in U.S. elections. And on Saturday, one of the movement's key figures, Susan B. Anthony, would have…
By Karla Murthy, Melanie Saltzman
Forty years ago, Congress approved the Equal Rights Amendment, guaranteeing protection from discrimination on the basis of sex -- but it has never been ratified as a constitutional amendment. Now a campaign to ratify the ERA is gathering momentum, in…
By Corinne Segal
Visitors flocked to Anthony's grave in Mount Hope Cemetery in Rochester, New York, on Tuesday, leaving hundreds of "I Voted" stickers behind in a tribute to the women's suffrage leader.
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