August 26, 1920: Women’s Equality Day

Women’s Equality Day By Mary Olberding Women’s Equality Day celebrates the day the 19th Amendment was signed into law on August 26, 1920, giving women the right to vote and ending a 70-year long quest. Extending suffrage was a necessary step toward fulfilling the promise of Democracy with a more…

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Throwback Thursday: May 8, 2007

Here’s a new feature for this site: Throwback Thursday. We’ll repost an article from the archives. Our first offering comes from 2007, the first year of this blog’s existence. It was written by Marie Sweeney about the rapidly forming race to succeed Marty Meehan in Congress. Women in the “Fabulous…

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