In the spoken word entitled Empower HER, Pinnacle the Poet, a 29-year-old Black woman, provides a gripping insight into what it is like to inherit fear and belief by being transparent and describing why it is she chooses to participate in voting for the first time this election year.
“Failure is Impossible” comes to Charlotte Mecklenburg Library in a centennial celebration of the 19th Amendment and women winning the right to vote.
This month, our nation celebrates the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment. Learn more about the Women's Suffrage movement in Mecklenburg County and North Carolina with the Robinson-Spangler Carolina Room.
WOMEN VOTE! Members of Charlotte’s League of Women Voters give an illustrated history of events leading up to the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution 100 years ago on August 18, 1920. This program is presented by Levine Museum of the New South, co-sponsored by the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library as part of Engage 2020: Look Back, Move Forward.
The Library introduces Engage 2020 Summer Series - A conversation with educator, historian, and scholar Brenda Tindal. The conversation will focus on African American women and their long civil and human rights battles.