Wednesday, August 19, 2009

HERstory 89 years in the making...

Yesterday (August 18) marked the 89th anniversary of the Tennessee legislature's ratification of the 19th amendment.

One week from today, August 26 - Women's Equality Day, we celebrate the anniversary of the 19th amendment officially becoming a part of the US Constitution--at long last extending the vote to women!

Now if we can only work on getting equal recognition THROUGHOUT the Constitution...

Photo: Inez Milholland Boissevain seated on a white horse at the National American Woman Suffrage Association parade, March 3, 1913, Washington, DC. Courtsey of

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