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Aesha Ash

Aesha Ash is an American ballerina. During...

Xernona Clayton

Xernona Clayton is an American civil rights...

Kelly Holmes

Kelly Holmes was born April 19, 1970 is Great...

Papiya Parvin

Papiya Parvin is a member of the Polli Shomaj...

Jamila Babuba

Jamila Babuba is the founder and coordinator...

Rukmini Rao

Rukmini Rao is the founder of the Gramya...

Mila Rodriguez

Mila Rodriguez is one of the young members of...

Edna Valdez

Edna Valdez, 58, was elected as the President...

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100 Years! Stay Tuned ... A Centennial Anniversary Celebration of Women's Suffrage in New York State

Monday, November 6, 2017 - 6PM to 8PM, BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center, 155 Chambers Street, New York, NY 10007

WomensActivism.NYC at the NYC Department of Records and Information Services, BMCC Tribeca PAC, and the Women’s Resource Center at Borough of Manhattan Community College honor the women who won the right to vote in NYS in 1917 and people fighting for justice today.

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WomensActivism.NYC is a project of the NYC Department of Records and Information Services