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Direct action strategies almost always start with a modest gesture, which is pilloried as inappropriate and impolite. Once activists escalate to more disruptive tactics, the earlier strategy is lionized as “the right way to protest.” Strategy thread.…

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The position of the Times on the question of woman suffrage has long been known. It is totally opposed to the extension of suffrage on the grounds that it would not benefit the women in any single way and would tend to disorganize society. --…

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With the New York referendum looming, The Crisis published its second special issue on women’s suffrage in August 1915. The cover was an arresting composite of Abraham Lincoln & Sojourner Truth. 🧵 26 essays by men and women took up almost the…

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Dissecting the failed 1915 New York suffrage referendum is like reliving the 2016 election. It’s still too soon. But take a deep breath and let’s dive in . .Winning New York would require a three-step process: suffragists needed to pass a bill…
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