19th amendment

August 18, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Virtual Events in Montgomery County Commemorating 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage

It’s officially been 100 years since the 19th amendment was ratified in the U.S. Constitution, granting women the right to vote. Although celebrations won’t be done in person because of the coronavirus, there are a number of ways to virtually celebrate this milestone in Montgomery County. Here’s a look at physical distant-friendly ways of celebrating […]

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August 26, 2019 | Tonia Bui

Three Ways to Commemorate Women’s Equality Day

There are many ways to get involved in politics. Voting is one of them. Many took part in commemorating Women’s Equality Day on August 26. It is a day that celebrates the passage of the 19th Amendment, which granted women the constitutional right to vote in the United States. Next year will mark the 100th […]

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May 14, 2018 | Staff Writer

Students Honored for 19th Amendment Video

Jessica Theis, a freshman at James Blake High School in Silver Spring, and Melanie Roberts, a sophomore at Thomas Wootton High School in Rockville, received Student Cam awards from C-SPAN. The award, presented by Shannon Augustus, a marketing representative for the public affairs cable channel, honored the students’ work on a video tracing the passage […]

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