Wow! Can you believe that women did not get the right to vote until the 19th Amendment to the Constitution was adopted on August 26, 1920. It was several decades later when Blacks and Black women got their right to vote. That right has been under attack since its’ inception.
Today, women are a powerful and important voting block. With so much at stake with the November 6, 2018 elections across the U.S., women will be the key to electing candidates who will truly represent the needs of the people instead of the needs of special interests who help regentrify our neighborhoods. And, here in Georgia with the governor’s race, women could make history by electing the first female and first Black governor.
Read the full article by Virginia Kase written in celebration of Women’s Equality Day:
If the vote were not a powerful tool, it would not be under attack to hinder women, the poor and people of color from voting. From the beginning, white Men wanted this privilege solely for themselves.