Filter by: DemocracyElectionsLocal ElectionsState ElectionsConstitutionHistoryRacial JusticeVoting RightsGovernmentState GovernmentSupreme CourtMovementsProtestCensusDistrictingLocal GovernmentStatehood The 15th Amendment In 1870, the 15th Amendment legally granted voting rights to all men, regardless of race, no longer limiting the right to vote to white, land-owning men. The 19th Amendment In 1920, the 19th Amendment extended voting rights to women as it prohibited the U.S. and states from denying the right to vote on the basis of sex. Pride and the Stonewall Uprising Pride honors the 1969 Stonewall Uprising and celebrates the LGBTQ+ community. Juneteenth Juneteenth marked the end of slavery and the beginning of the fight for citizenship for Black Americans. Bloody Sunday Anniversary The events of March 7, 1965 were considered to be a turning point for civil rights & led directly to passage of the Voting Rights Act. The March on Washington In 1963, leaders of the civil rights movement organized the March on Washington to protest ongoing racial inequity. The 26th Amendment In 1971, the 26th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution lowered the voting age to 18.