19th Amendment

MLK Day of Service at Girard College
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Cherri Gregg
January 20, 2020 - 1:54 pm
About 150,000 volunteers dispersed across the greater Philadelphia region for the 25th annual Martin Luther King Day of Service. And as the 2020 election approaches, leaders took the time to emphasize the importance and history of voting in the U.S. Read more here.
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Greater Philadelphia Martin Luther King Day of Service
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Cherri Gregg
January 08, 2020 - 2:44 pm
The 25th annual Greater Philadelphia Martin Luther King Day of Service is less than two weeks away. This year’s theme: Be counted. Read more here.
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100 years ago, Pennsylvania became the seventh state to vote in favor of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote. A celebration in Valley Forge included the ringing of what’s known as the “Women’s Liberty Bell."
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Jim Melwert
June 24, 2019 - 6:04 pm
VALLEY FORGE, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — One hundred years ago, Pennsylvania became the seventh state to vote in favor of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote. A celebration in Valley Forge included the ringing of what’s known as the “Women’s Liberty Bell." Its official name is the...
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The women of Drexel's Vision 2020 want you to raise a glass to commemorate the 98th anniversary of the 19th Amendment.
Antionette Lee | KYW Newsradio
Antionette Lee
August 23, 2018 - 8:31 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — To honor the women who fought for the right to vote, one local organization hosts what they call a "toast to tenacity." This Sunday, the women of Drexel's Vision 2020 want you to raise a glass to commemorate the 98th anniversary of the 19th Amendment. "Take a photo or...
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