100th Anniversary of 19th Amendment

Read Social Justice Fellow Janelle Thompson’s (’22) winning essay on the 19th amendment in the March/April 2020 issue of the CBA Report.

For detailed historical information on the 19th Amendment and other movements for voting rights, from an intersectional perspective, see the following class session prepared by students in Dr. Kalsem’s Feminist Jurisprudence course. Student Filmmakers: Alexa Edwards, Claire Cooperrider, Helen Dietsch, and Mackenzie Stenroos.

The 19th Amendment panel discussion, held in October 2020, featured Stephanie J. Jones, President, The Call to Justice Foundation, and Dr. Nikki M. Taylor, Professor of History and Department Chair, Howard University. The panelists shared their combined expertise in the areas of African American and Women’s history and in civic, community, and political engagement, before participating in a Q&A session with attendees.