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A Tribe Called Red
Flow w/ Element Brass Band with Poet & MC all star line up.
hosted by Andru Defeye & Jasmin Aleman
LOOKING back on the adoption of the 19th Amendment 90 years ago Thursday — the largest act of enfranchisement in our history — it can be hard to see what the fuss was about. We’re inclined to assume that the passage of women’s suffrage (even the term is old-fashioned) was inevitable, a change whose time had come. After all, voting is now business as usual for women. And although women are still poorly represented in Congress, there are influential female senators and representatives, and prominent women occupy governors’ and mayors’ offices and legislative seats in every part of the United States.
Yet entrenched opposition nationwide sidelined the suffrage movement for decades in the 19th century. By 1920, antagonism remained in the South, and was strong enough to come close to blocking ratification.
Proposals for giving women the vote had been around since the first convention for women’s rights in Seneca Falls, N.Y., in 1848. At the end of the Civil War, eager abolitionists urged Congress to enfranchise both the former slaves and women, black and white. The 14th Amendment opened the possibility, with its generous language about citizenship, equal protection and due process.
ut, at that time, women’s suffrage was still unthinkable to anyone but radical abolitionists. Since the nation’s founding, Americans considered women to be, by nature, creatures of the home, under the care and authority of men. They had no need for the vote; their husbands represented them to the state and voted for them. So, in the 14th Amendment’s second section, Republicans inserted the word “male,” prohibiting the denial of voting rights to “any of the male inhabitants” of the states.
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“STAYING TRUE” WOMEN OF FEW AND FAR GROUP PRINT SHOW TO OPEN AT SOL-COLLECTIVE IN SACRAMENTO:
The women from Few and Far are coming together this September to bring their art
indoors for an all-print show in Sacramento.
The group show;
Staying True will be held at Sol Collective a non-profit community art center focused on culture and activism located at 2574 21st st in Midtown Sacramento opening for Second Saturday on September 13th from 6-10pm and will be on view through October 9th.
On July 20, 2014 Girl Skateboard Party was held in Placerville, CA
This event was organized by Joanna Mahaffy with help from MEME the skate jam held a Pancake breakfast, Skate jam, Best trick contests, Live mural painting, Bike trail bombing, River party with added bonus gift bags from our sponsors to give out to every girl that participated. Many thanks to our sponsors!! Low Card Magazine, Lurk Hard, OJ Wheels, Bandit-1sm, 123- Klan, Daf Made, HangTown Skate Shop, Pacific Skate boards, Crete Cult, GRO (Girls Riders Organization) , Saba Anna Swimwear.Read more →
Few and Far Teamed up with Mudbay to do a mural in down town Seattle With artist Jonathan Wakuda Ficher & John Osgood.
Many Thanks to MudBay, Uptown Art Walk, Art Primo for the paint sponsor! Sakte Like a girl, Diamond Parking for donating the lot and Michael Tsay For photos.
Also thank you to 179 & Merlot for all your hard work making this event run so well!