A huge step forward for women voters turns 100 [video]

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which granted American women — in effect, white women — the right to vote. While it took several more decades — and the civil rights movement — for all U.S. women to be legally allowed to vote, the 19th Amendment was a big step toward equality.

Learn more in this video.