Group of women skydive over NYC to honor the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment

In honor of the 100th anniversary of women’s right to vote, a group of skydivers honored the trailblazers who lead the women’s movement.

News 12 Staff

Aug 26, 2020, 4:42 PM

Updated 1,368 days ago

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In honor of the 100th anniversary of women’s right to vote, a group of skydivers honored the trailblazers who lead the women’s movement.  
The women say they are proudly representing the suffragist colors for loyalty, purity and hope.
The women also say it is no coincident that they landed at Woodlawn Cemetery in the Bronx, telling News 12 many of the original suffragettes are buried there. 
What made the day even more special is that in Central Park the first statue honoring women pioneers like Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady-Stanton and Sojourner Truth was unveiled.
The world champion skydivers say they hope to inspire women all around the world reminding them that the sky is limit.


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