The 19th Amendment officially became part of the Constitution 100 years ago. But, for Black women, the ability to vote wasn't fully achieved for another 45 years. This episode is a special deep dive into the the hidden figures of the suffragist movement — and how their achievements continue to influence Black women's political reality.
Guests: Johns Hopkins' University Professor of History Dr. Martha S. Jones and University of Texas at Austin Professor of Government Dr. Tasha Philpot.
Credits: "Axios Today" is produced in partnership with Pushkin Industries. The team includes Niala Boodhoo, Sara Kehaulani Goo, Carol Alderman, Cara Shillenn, Nuria Marquez Martinez, Naomi Shavin and Alex Sugiura. Music is composed by Evan Viola. You can reach us at firstname.lastname@example.org.