On the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, we celebrate the women of color who history forgot

Photo illustration of a portrait of Ida B. Wells against a background image of women voters.

On August 18, 1920, Tennessee ratified the 19th Amendment — granting women the right to vote under federal law. The year 2020 marks 100 years since this milestone in feminist history.

We most often glorify key suffragist figures and events that supposedly ushered in a new era of women’s rights…

Iris Kim

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