19th Amendment Archives

A struggle waged alone: Black women and the right to vote

August 27, 2020

Literacy tests and poll taxes are typically no longer employed to deny African Americans the right to vote. But 100 years after its ratification on August 18, 1920, when the 19th Amendment nominally gave all women the right to vote, the reality is that African American women are frequently still victims of various voter suppression… [Read More]