If there is one constant in dealing with the pandemic and police brutality, global warming and all the other crises that are threatening our health and safety… it’s that we must vote — in elections of all levels — from school boards and city councils, to state legislatures, for Congress and, of course, the White House.

If you couldn’t identify some of those voices in the audio clip, they are Stacey Abrams, former candidate for Georgia governor; Congresswoman Deb Haaland; Senator Kamala Harris; Terrence Floyd, brother of the late George Floyd; Senator Elizabeth Warren; Killer Mike, the activist and rapper; and former First Lady Michelle Obama. 

Excerpted from 100 Years of Power, our award-winning podcast that explores the bruising battle for women’s suffrage and the continuing fight for equality.