As it's commonly told, in 1920, the 19th amendment granted American women the ability to vote. But the reality is more complicated. In fact, the amendment was ratified in part because of the exclusionary rhetoric behind it; the women’s suffrage movement was undergirded by anti-Blackness and racism.
100 Years After Women's Suffrage, US Voters Still Face Countless Barriers
Monday, August 3, 2020