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Bakersfield City Hall lit up gold, purple to honor Women's Equality Day

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Posted at 11:00 PM, Aug 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-27 02:00:26-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Wednesday marked the 100th Anniversary the 19th Amendment was added to the constitution, guaranteeing a women's right to vote.

Here in Bakersfield, Mayor Goh along with Councilmember Jacquie Sullivan commemorated the occasion by lighting City Hall both purple and gold for Women's Equality Day.

The milestone is being commemorated across the nation by hundreds of cities and counties through the lighting of various municipal buildings and landmarks including the state Capitol.