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Thursday, October 15 • 4:00pm - 5:15pm
She Votes: How U.S. Women Won Suffrage

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“...She Votes not only tells the story of suffrage, but captures the many battles since for women’s full rights. As the suffragists had hoped and as She Votes chronicles, the power of women’s votes is setting the course on the nation’s long struggle for full equality and justice for all.” —Katherine Spillar, executive director of the Feminist Majority Foundation and executive editor of Ms. Magazine

From the first female Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation to the first woman to wear pants on the Senate floor, author Bridget Quinn spins a lively and colorful intersectional story of the women who won suffrage, and those who have continued to raise their voices for equality ever since. In honor of the 100th anniversary of the 19th amendment, the book also features illustrations by 100 women artists. Bridget Quinn discusses with artist, author and historian Nell Irvin Painter, who contributed the book's forward. Moderated by author and photographer Tabitha Soren. FREE, $5-10 suggested donation

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Event will also be livecasted on Facebook Live.

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Tabitha Soren

Tabitha Soren is an artist and Peabody Award-winning journalist, best known for covering the 1992 and 1996 presidential elections for MTV and NBC News. Her reporting for the Choose or Lose campaign helped MTV register over 100,000 young people to vote. More recently, as an artist... Read More →

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Bridget Quinn

Bridget Quinn is author of the new book She Votes: How U.S. Women Won Suffrage, and What Happened Next, and the award-winning Broad Strokes: 15 Women Who Made Art and Made History (in That Order), an Amazon pick for Best Art & Photography Books 2017 and a 2018 Amelia Bloomer List... Read More →
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Nell Irvin Painter

Nell Irvin Painter is a leading historian of the United States. She is currently the Edwards Professor of American History at Princeton University. She was Director of Princeton's Program in African-American Studies from 1997 to 2000. In addition to her doctorate in history from Harvard... Read More →

Thursday October 15, 2020 4:00pm - 5:15pm PDT