Tag: womens rights

On Aug. 18, 1920, Tennessee became the 36th state to ratify the 19th Amendment. It was adopted into the U.S. Constitution Aug. 26, 1920. By Martha Wessells Steger Special to the Eastern Shore Post If today’s citizens think racial protests raise issues on all sides, they might reflect on the years when...
By Carol Vaughn Anne Fenton Herdt, 89, of Accomac is celebrating this month — but it’s not about the holidays. Dec. 10 marked the 71st anniversary of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by the United Nations General Assembly in Paris — a document she called ‘the Magna...