20 Things Turning 100 in 2020

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The year 2020 also marks the 100th anniversary of women’s right to vote in the US.

On August 18, 1920, the 19th Amendment was ratified, granting women the right to vote and ending nearly 100 years of protesting for women’s suffrage.

Despite the victory, many states passed laws that prohibited African American women from voting. It wasn’t until 1965 that President Lyndon B. Johnson passed the Voting Rights Act, which banned racial discrimination in voting practices.

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4 Comments

  1. Barney cooley says

    Judge Judy, too. Congrats @100??

  2. Berni cotton says

    They say Judge Judy, has spent 100 years on the air. Also, it has been said she is turning 100years old. Both can’t be true. Only one is true !

  3. Robert Hutchison says

    This is personal but Liberty County in Montana was established in 1920!

  4. debbie williams says

    i have learned so many things . i really enjoy life in photos. i am amazed at a lot of the photos.

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