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EDS NOTE: OBSCENITY - With the U.S Capitol in the back ground demonstrators march on Pennsylvania Avenue during the Women's March in Washington, Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

Organizers exhort women to vote for change at US rallies

Oct. 17, 2020 9:22 PM EDT

Thousands of mostly young women in masks rallied Saturday in the nation's capital and other U.S. cities, exhorting voters to oppose President Donald Trump and his fellow Republican candidates in the Nov. 3 elections. The latest of rallies that began with a massive women’s march the day after Trump’s...

Visitors to the Arizona Capitol Museum look at a display honoring the state’s early suffrage movement in this Wednesday, March 11, 2020, in Phoenix. The display includes a mannequin dressed in period consume depicting Frances Willard Munds, who led a successful 1912 ballot initiative that gave women the right to vote. (AP Photo/Bob Christie)

Suffrage anniversary commemorations highlight racial divide

Aug. 24, 2020 7:28 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — As the U.S. marks the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage, many event organizers, mindful that the 19th Amendment originally benefited mostly white women, have been careful to present it as a commemoration, not a celebration. The amendment to the U.S. Constitution was...