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Vol. 26, No. 3: The Women’s Issue

In Place to Make Change

NC2020 and the Commemoration of Women’s Suffrage

by Jennifer Standish, Calissa Vicenta Andersen, Siani Antoine, Flannery Fitch, Kyende Kinoti

“I don’t think this is political, I think this is fact—we need to highlight that the struggle isn’t over.”

From spring 2019 to spring 2020, the Southern Oral History Program undergraduate internship focused its study on the history of women’s suffrage in the United States. In anticipation of the Nineteenth Amendment’s centennial, interns interviewed members of NC Women Vote Centennial or, more commonly, NC2020. The activists, community organizers, and government employees have met monthly to coordinate efforts to commemorate the suffrage amendment and plan their culminating conference on the centennial, held virtually in summer 2020.

This article appears as an abstract above, the complete article can be accessed in Project Muse
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