A New Monument in Tennessee Highlights Black Women in the Suffrage Movement

Michelle Duster
Sep 20, 2019 - 5:58

On the cusp of the 19th Amendment’s centennial, the trailblazers who paved the way for today’s voters and politicians are starting to get the recognition they deserve. The state of Tennessee is leading the way with the Tennessee Woman Suffrage Heritage Trail, which includes markers, monuments, and gravesites that were important in the state’s suffrage movement. One monument was created in Knoxville in 2006 that depicts...

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