Someone was listening when in the past we made it clear what we wanted. A national women’s “Votes for Women” trail and much more.
SANTA DELIVERS FOR HUMAN AND VOTING RIGHTS
At the end of 2021, so much progress has been made on a national Votes for Women Trail that it is astonishing.
In June of 2021, the City of Long Beach (New York) installed a historic marker funded by the Pomeroy Foundation commemorating Edna Kearns and other activists and their visit to Long Island in 1913 to campaign for voting rights.
PASSING A TORCH FROM ONE ACTIVIST GENERATION TO ANOTHER IS ESSENTIAL
Perhaps my grandmother’s generation didn’t end racism and ageism and sexism and more. But they did what they could. There were tens of thousands of citizens who in some way made a difference. It’s possible they couldn’t pass a purity test compiled by those of us today. But have we ended racism and ageism and sexism and more? We’re doing what we can and passing the torch to activists in the future.
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