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Here are the suffrage anniversaries we'll commemorate this week, our latest book recommendations, and more.
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Happy Women’s Equality Day! #WomensEqualityDay

I say then that justice is not fulfilled so long as woman is unequal before the law. Frances E.W. Harper 1866  “I say then that justice is not fulfilled so long as woman is unequal before the law.” -Frances Ellen Watkins Harper, 1866 We celebrate Women’s Equality Day each year to commemorate the day...
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The 19th Amendment was ratified on August 18, 1920, but defending the right to vote is an ongoing struggle. 

lice Paul and National Woman's Party sew stars on flag as states ratify the Nineteenth Amendment Ask a suffragist stories and wisdom from americas first feminists watermarkTennessee, the last state needed, ratified the 19th Amendment on August 18, 1920, making votes for women a constitutional right .  While the constitution now affirmed the right of women to vote, it would...
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“I have this quiet faith in the certain triumph of the right.” -Lucy Stone, 1869

“It is because I have this quiet faith in the certain triumph of the right, that I am entirely undisturbed by anything which venom and ill nature can do.” -Lucy Stone, 1869 Lucy Stone...
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