19th Amendment

WXXI honors Women's History Month

March is “Women’s History Month” and 2020 will be a remarkable year for women’s rights as the country celebrates the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment . WXXI will join in this celebration with television, radio, and online programming, as well as special events.

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Help create an internet database to honor suffragists in New York

Efforts are underway to create an online database with an interactive map of suffragists’ gravesites across New York State. The idea comes from Linda...
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Mon, 01/27/2020 - 10:32am
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Marchers brave bitter cold to celebrate women's suffrage and encourage people to vote

About 2,000 people braved bitterly cold temperatures and snow for a rally and march in Seneca Falls on Saturday. The event was part of three days of...
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Sun, 01/19/2020 - 2:14am
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Rochester takes center stage as U.S. marks suffrage centennial in 2020

Organizers say this year, Rochester and the Finger Lakes region will be the center of the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the passage of the...
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Thu, 01/16/2020 - 12:19pm
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