You can’t vote

It wasn’t that long ago that women were told just that.

Men blocking women from voting – 1917

Could you imagine a time that you were not only banned from voting- you were arrested for protesting for the right to do it?

We take for granted the rights that were fought for us over 100 years ago. Women were jailed, beaten or starved for picketing for the right to vote. We owe a lot to these women.

From Atlas Obscura; BY REINA GATTUSO SEPTEMBER 14, 2020

This Atlas Obscura article reviews the pin that they created to memorialize the women who sacrificed their freedom for the vote. Read more here.

#changeyourmilieux #growherwings #vote2020

Published by milieux01

A combat proven Rescue Helicopter Pilot, realizing I can do something to effect change in something I love- increasing diversity in the military and teaching young women to have courage and faith in themselves.

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