Suffrage: The right to vote
The Women's Suffrage movement in the United States succeeded in getting the 19th Amendment ratified. The amendment states that:
The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex.
For more information about voting rights for black women, who are often disenfranchised even now, read this National Parks Service essay, Between Two Worlds: Black Women and the Fight for Voting Rights.
Date: Tuesday, February 25th, 2020
Location: Wentworth Institute of Technology, 550 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA, Center for Engineering, Innovation, and Science (CEIS) Commons (lobby on main floor of the building)
Date: Tuesday, March 31st, 2020
Location: Simmons University, Palace Road Building, Room P113