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On June 4, 1919 the amendment was passed by Congress and it was ratified on August 18, 1920.
** BUT not all women were given the right to vote. **
Even with the amendment, suffrage was hardly universal.
#19thamendment #votingrights #electwomen
+ Millions remained legally or effectively disenfranchised, including Asian-Americans many of whom continued to be denied voting rights until the 1950s.
+ Nearly all Blacks in the South were disenfranchised until the passage of the Voting Rights Act in 1965.
+ Native Americans were not even citizens of the United States until the passage of the 1924 Indian Citizenship Act. Some states denied Native Americans suffrage right until 1948.
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1/ "Hillbilly Elegy" author J.D. Vance's family was from Eastern Kentucky and he mainly grew up in Southwest Ohio. I'm sure another Appalachian state (there are 13 to choose from) could use the influx of cash that a large scale Netflix production would bring in. #sundaymorning
2/ If you haven't read "Hillbilly Elegy", it's worth it if only to understand the righteous indignation in the far superior book about Appalachia called "What You Are Getting Wrong About Appalachia" by Elizabeth Catte #Sundaymorning amazon.com/What-Getting-W…
3/ Ron Howard and Brian Grazer say they're shooting "Hillbilly Elegy" in Georgia so people who are counting on that income aren't left in the lurch, but if the abortion ban makes it through the courts, they'll move the production elsewhere. #sundaymorning
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Hey Twitter.

Do you want a list of every single one of the 182 Democratic women running for a seat in the US House of Representatives in the upcoming midterm elections? (Plus their district, incumbent status, campaign website link & Twitter handle?)

YOU GOT IT! 😘

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ALABAMA:
US House, District 2: Tabitha Isner (tabithaisner.com, @TabithaK)
US House, District 3: Mallory Hagan (haganforhouse.com, @HaganforHouse)
US House, District 7: Terri Sewell (Incumbent) (@RepTerriSewell, @Sewell4Congress)
ARIZONA:
US House, District 2: Ann Kirkpatrick (kirkpatrickforcongress.com, @Ann_Kirkpatrick)
US House, District 5: Joan Greene (joangreeneaz.com, @joangreeneaz)
US House, District 6: Anita Malik (anitaforarizona.com, @AnitaMalik)
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