WVU Libraries and West Virginia & Regional History Center continue the conversation around women and voting along with their exhibitions, Undefeated: Canvas(s)ing the Politics Around Voter Suppression Since Women’s Suffrage and For the Dignity of Man and the Destiny of Democracy: The Voting Rights Act of 1965 with a virtual program around the Equal Rights Amendment on April 8, 2021. Moderated by Danielle Emerling WVU Congressional & Political Papers Archivist this program also is in conjunction with the WVRHC exhibition, Women’s Suffrage in WV.
Panelists: Linda Coberly, chair of the ERA Coalition's legal task force; Jeri Burton: Chair of the NOW’s 28th Amendment ERA Committee; Liza Mickens, Vote Equality US Co-Founder, Intern Programs Director + Official Spokeswoman, Great, great-granddaughter of Maggie Walker.
Sign language interpreting and captioning services are available by request for participants who are deaf or hard of hearing. To request an interpreter or captioner, contact Jason.Kapcala@mail.wvu.edu at least three business days prior to the event.