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90th Anniversary of Women's Suffrage

AIR DATE: Thursday, August 26, 2010

In commemoration of the 90th anniversary of women gaining their Constitutional right to vote by the passage of the 19th Amendment, scholars talked about the women's suffrage movement and its impact on race and gender in the U.S. Ida Jones moderated. The panel discussion titled "Ain’t I a Woman: A Complicated Story of Women’s Suffrage in Black and White" was held at the National Archives. The co-sponsors were the Sewell-Belmont House and Museum and the National Park Service’s Mary McLeod Bethune Council House.

KEYWORDS: Courts & Judicial Process, Constitution, Minorities & Equal Opportunity, Gender Issues, American History