A Century ago, the 19th Amendment was made official, allowing women the right to vote. An event in Vermont commemorated that hard-fought achievement.
A gathering in Burlington, Vermont Wednesday observed Women’s Equality Day, which commemorates the events of August 26, 1920, when the 19th Amendment was made official. Democrats and Republicans alike marked 100 years since that milestone, which granted women voting rights. However, attendees at the event remembered that it took decades for Black women and other minorities to be able to…