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March 2nd

Shining a Light: Women's Fight for the Right

  • Location: Muhammad Ali Center
  • 144 N. 6th St.
  • Louisville, Kentucky 40202

Shining a Light: Women's Fight for the Right

recurring event

On June 4, 1919, Congress passed the 19th amendment. In 2020 and in support of the Frazier History Museum’s initiative and the city of Louisville, the Muhammad Ali Center will host Shining a Light: Women’s Fight for the Right celebrating the centennial anniversary of the ratification of the 19th amendment and the 55th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act. The exhibition will focus on women’s suffrage on a global scale in hopes that it will honor the women around the world who have fought and continue to fight for the right to vote without bias, without discrimination, without violence, and without fear. It will also explore the narrative of suffrage, and reflect on women who have fought, throughout history and all over the world, for political representation and the right to participate in politics in general.

ABOUT "SHINING A LIGHT"

“Shining a Light” is an annual international photography contest and exhibition hosted by the Muhammad Ali Center which leveraged its existing capacity to increase awareness around issues of human rights and social justice on local, national, and international stages in 2013.  Annually, the “Shining a Light” contest focuses on an aspect of gender equality, curates an exhibition of those photographs that opens in conjunction with International Women’s Day every year, and offers educational programming about the selected topic in order to enhance the audiences’ experience.

Upcoming Dates For This Event:

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