On Google's home page today, in the US, is a special Google Doodle (logo) for the 131st birthday of Alice Paul. Alice Paul was a women's rights activist who was born on January 11, 1885 in Mount Laurel Township, New Jersey. She also was the main leader and strategist of the 1910s campaign for the Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution which prohibits sex discrimination in the right to vote.
She lived until the age of 92 and died on July 9, 1977, in Moorestown, NJ.
She went to prison, participated in hunger strikes all leading to the passing of the Nineteenth Amendment.
You can learn a lot more about her life on Wikipedia.
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