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Bonded Justice

“Bonded Justice, Race, Class, Gender and Suffrage”
Tuesday, October 29, 2019
 7:00 p.m. (refreshments at 6:30 p.m.)
Columbia Public Library – Friends Room

Guest Speaker
Professor April Langley
Chair of Black Studies and Associate Professor of English
at the University of Missouri.

 

This program will focus on the role of Black women in the struggle for suffrage. The League of Women Voters of Columbia-Boone County, the Columbia chapter of the NAACP and the Columbia Public Library are cosponsoring this event.

This is one of several local programs in this year commemorating the Centennial of the 19th Amendment to give historical context to the struggle for voting rights and remind citizens of the importance of voting in our Democracy.

This event is free and open to the public.

99th Anniversary of 19th Amendment

Celebration of the
99th Anniversary of Women’s Right to Vote

Sunday, August 25, 2019
2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Boone County History & Culture Center
3801 Ponderosa Street, Columbia

With A Sing-Along of Suffrage Songs
with the “Joy Boys”

and

Guest Speaker:
Catherine Rymph
Professor and chair, MU Department of History
“Changes in Women’s Legal Rights Since Getting the Vote”

With a historical display of the Missouri Suffrage Movement
and the League of Women Voters of Columbia-Boone County

Come in historical costume of the suffragist era if you can!
Refreshments will be provided and there is no cost to attend!