Ironically, the weekend incident raises an important question about whether there truly is suffrage for Muslim women in America.
But these 60-somethings share more than the bonds of suffrage.
Time to put to good use the suffrage and the education that our foremothers of all classes and colors worked hard to win us.
late 14c., "prayers or pleas on behalf of another," from Old French suffrage (13c.), from Medieval Latin suffragium, from Latin suffragium "support, vote, right of voting," from suffragari "lend support, vote for someone," from sub "under" (see sub-) + fragor "crash, din, shouts (as of approval)," related to frangere "to break" (see fraction). The meaning "right to vote" is first found in the U.S. Constitution, 1787.