Frederick Douglass Institute Lunch (En)Counters: The 19th Amendment and Voting Rights in the 21st Century, October 8, 12:30 to 2 pm. Sykes Theater

Please join us for an interdisciplinary panel discussion of the 1920 passage of the 19th amendment that gave women the right to vote a century ago, the importance of voting rights today, why these rights still need protecting, and the responsibility that voting-age citizens have to exercise that right. Audience questions and answers will follow the panelists' presentation. Sponsored by the Frederick Douglass Institute. Questions? contact Professors Anita Foeman ( or Eleanor Shevlin (