Womyn's music and music by women

My friend Connie posted this link in facebook, and I am sharing it here. (This is a couple of days late, but I wanted to put it here anyway.)

  • TheIndyChannel.com Staff TheIndyChannel.com Staff  | Email Me

WASHINGTON – A record number of American women voted in last year’s presidential election. But a century ago this weekend, women were marching down Pennsylvania Avenue demanding the right to vote as thousands of men jeered and spit at them.

MORE IMAGES:A look back at the suffrage movement

Some descendants of the women who refused to be silenced will gather Sunday to commemorate the march that thrust the women’s movement into the national spotlight.

Among the marchers will be Coline Jenkins, 61, and her daughter, Elizabeth Jenkins-Sahlin, 28, the fifth- and sixth-generation descendants of Elizabeth Cady Stanton. The famed abolitionist and suffragist leader had died before the 1913 march, but her daughter, Harriot Stanton Blatch, was there lending years of experience to plan the event — though it was thought scandalous to do so at the time.

 

Go to the link to the Channel 6 site and take the quiz. I knew some of the answers, but didn’t know all of them. For fascinating reading, check out the National Women’s History Museum website http://www.nwhm.org/ 

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