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Alice Paul seems to be the star of #19theMusical, which just ran a few nights @WomenInTheArts. It's focused on the last decade of the movement: the conflicts among Alice, Carrie Chapman Catt, #IdaBWells and others. There were many. 😉 Anyone seen it? 

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The Equal Rights Amendment was drafted by Alice Paul and Crystal Eastman in 1923. Alice Paul devoted the rest of her life to its passage. She campaigned for more than 50 years.

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Had the 1913 march gone flawlessly it would have been less of a success. Alice Paul immediately realized that the violent disruption and police indifference were a gift. On Inauguration Day, suffrage dominated the headlines. 🧵 “WILSON TAKES OFFICE…

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Alice Paul was first arrested in London. On June 29, 1907 she joined the Pankhursts storming the House of Commons, frustrated the Prime Minister ignored their demand for action. In the slammer she met Lucy Burns, whose red hair and American flag pin…

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My adult interest in the suffrage movement began with Alice Paul. If Stanton & Anthony - and other women whose names I didn’t yet know - were Moses, then Alice Paul was Joshua, leading us into the Promised Land. Without her the struggle could…

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As 1913 began, planning was underway for a massive suffrage march and pageant to take place in Washington, DC on March 3, the day before #WoodrowWilson’s inauguration. Black women wrote the organizers to ask if they were welcome. If you have to ask .…

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Woodrow Wilson was staunchly opposed to two things: entering the war in Europe, and supporting women’s suffrage. He gave in on the war first. Wilson cut diplomatic relations with Germany just before his second inauguration. He had sought desperately…

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Two weeks after Woodrow Wilson’s inauguration, Alice Paul led a delegation to the White House for suffragists’ first-ever meeting with a US President. It did not go well. 🧵 They were seeking Wilson’s support for suffrage. Their ask: that he mention…

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Presidential conventions. Eh. 2020 conventions planned for Charlotte, Jacksonville & Milwaukee may end up being nowhere at all. But in 1916, the Democrats met in St. Louis. The Republicans met in Chicago - along with a new party: the National…

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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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