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This American Experience documentary tells the story of the hard-fought campaign waged by American women for the right to vote, a transformative cultural and political movement that resulted in the largest expansion of voting rights in U.S. history. Watch both parts using the links below.
An interactive companion to The Vote. Explore the strategies of suffrage including street speaking, pickets, and imprisonment. Of particular interest is the section on Women's Clubs which prominently features Ida B. Wells and the Alpha Suffrage Club of Chicago.
Black women have long been at the forefront of the right to vote. Today, 100 years after the passage of the 19th Amendment and 55 years after the Voting Rights Act, their fight continues. Video length: 10 minutes