Susan B. Anthony

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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Happy 200th birthday to the woman who dared

Three years before Susan B. Anthony and a small group of women cast their ballots for president in Rochester in 1872 in an audacious act of defiance...
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Sat, 02/15/2020 - 1:18pm
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Marking milestones for Susan B. Anthony and the right to vote

Over 1,000 people packed the Joseph A. Floreano Rochester Riverside Convention Center on Wednesday night for the Susan B. Anthony birthday celebration...
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Thu, 02/13/2020 - 4:30am
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Though it seems like we just celebrated the New Year, February also features several events that WXXI will be commemorating.

We observe Black History Month with special programming that spotlights the men and women who shaped the Black experience. This includes Tell Them We are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities (February 16 at 2pm on WXXI-TV);

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Connections: Discussing the state of women's rights in 2020

This year, the Susan B. Anthony Museum and House is celebrating the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right...
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Fri, 01/31/2020 - 9:24am
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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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Rochester represented by suffragist-themed float in the Rose Parade

The annual Rose Parade in Pasadena, California included a connection to Rochester on New Year’s Day. Members of the Susan B. Anthony Museum & House...
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Wed, 01/01/2020 - 1:55pm
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Using yarn installation to create a thread to Rochester's social activism past

Two local women are using a yarn installation to create a thread from Rochester's social activism past to today. Today, Corinthian Street near the...
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Thu, 07/25/2019 - 10:44am
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LISTEN: Erie Canal tugboat named in honor of suffrage leader Cady Stanton

The newest in the fleet of tugboats on the Erie Canal was christened Friday in honor of women’s suffrage leader Elizabeth Cady Stanton. In the 19 th...
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Fri, 05/17/2019 - 8:41am
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