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Guest post! Thrilled to welcome @shiram19 to tell us about the suffrage roots of an early Jewish sorority. Read on..On October 24, 1909, Helen Phillips invited 6 friends into her dorm room at Barnard College in NYC. While her friends commuted, she…

When non-violent protest has failed, destroying property gets the attention of the ruling class. Suffragette thread. In the UK, Emmeline Pankhurst and her daughters founded the Women’s Social and Political Union in 1903. WSPU was a breakaway from the…

Work. Throughout the 19th century, even suffragists saw paid work as something poor women _had_ to do, not something women would _want_ to do. Most of the movement’s full-time activists (both white and Black) had family money or a husband who…
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