This program highlights the efforts of famous South Carolina suffragists, such as the Grimke sisters, the Rollin sisters, and the Pollitzers. The contemporary discussion, hosted by Beryl Dakers, analyzes the legacy of the passing of the 19th Amendment.
Joining the discussion are Lauren Harper – Affairs Strategist and CEO of Citybright; Keller Barron – Veteran Activist, and former President and Board Member of the League of Women Voters; Ann Warner – CEO of WREN (Women’s Rights and Empowerment Network); Tamika Isaac Devine – Attorney, and Columbia City Council-Woman and Dr. Lilly Filler: OB/GYN, Chair of the S.C. Holocaust Commission, and President of the Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina.
Sisterhood: SC Suffragists celebrated the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th amendment. Learn the role South Carolina women played in the national movement that eventually guaranteed more than 26 million women the right to vote. But there is more to do.