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The 100th Anniversary of the League of Women Voters – founded in Chicago in February of 1920.

The 100th Anniversary: Illinois Led the Way To Women’s Suffrage – NPR Illinois – coverage of the June 2019 anniversary – the story and broadcast is here – June 19, 2019.

How Racism Almost Killed Women’s Right to Vote by Kimberly Hamlin in the Washington Post, June 4, 2019.

Women of Color were Cut Out Of the Suffragist Story by Liz Weber in the Washington Post, June 3, 2019.

It’s time to Return Black Women to the Center of the History of Women’s Suffrage – by Susan Ware. Published in the Washington Post, April 23, 2019.