Champion for suffrage monument never misses beat, chance to vote

By Updated: January 15, 2020 2:41 PM CT | Published: January 15, 2020 4:05 AM CT
<strong>With the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment approaching, Paula Casey has helped raise nearly $732,500 to construct a monument honoring suffragists from Shelby County, both male and female. The<span>&nbsp;&ldquo;Equality Trailblazers&rdquo; monument&nbsp;</span>will be built on the side of the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law building Downtown that faces the Mississippi River.</strong>&nbsp;(Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian)

With the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment approaching, Paula Casey has helped raise nearly $732,500 to construct a monument honoring suffragists from Shelby County, both male and female. The “Equality Trailblazers” monument will be built on the side of the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law building Downtown that faces the Mississippi River. (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian)

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Abigail Warren  is a lifelong resident of Shelby County and a graduate of the University of Memphis.  She has worked for several local publications and covers the suburbs for The Daily Memphian.


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