On this day in 1919, Congress passed the Nineteenth Amendment to the Constitution, guaranteeing women the right to vote. So for the suffragists, here’s Bikini Kill performing “Rebel Girl” in Washington in 1992.

YouTube video

Our ideas can save democracy... But we need your help! Donate Now!

Ed Kilgore is a political columnist for New York and managing editor at the Democratic Strategist website. He was a contributing writer at the Washington Monthly from January 2012 until November 2015, and was the principal contributor to the Political Animal blog.