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  • Tags: Centennial Celebrations

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Some *participatory* projects to honor and commemorate the women who fought for freedom: First, obviously: vote, register voters, and if you can, work the polls: workelections.com Second, transcribe! @Crowd_LOC makes it easy, anytime. Looks like…

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If I told you there was a suffrage documentary that began with Lucretia Mott and ended with Fannie Lou Hamer, that felt contemporary and engaging for students of all ages, and that was only 44 minutes, would you want to hear more? Student multi-media…

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Truth, Anthony & Stanton greeted New York City today under a clear blue sky. When my mother and daughters and I visited in the afternoon, we were among many pilgrims. A man jogging by yelled, “About damn time!” When I began this project a year…

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In 1920, Crystal Eastman proposed a platform for the National Woman's Party, post-19th Amendment, that put support for working mothers at the center. In 1971, Congress passed a bill to provide universal early childhood education. Richard Nixon vetoed…

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If we had to pick just one person to represent the genius and tenacity of American women, it would be #IdaBWells. I only wish it were permanent. A huge new Ida B. Wells mosaic in Union Station will honor the 19th Amendmenthttps://t.co/zt5GQTd9Jx…

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So many podcasts! At least 4 new podcasts celebrate the centennial. If only someone would listen to all of them and recommend-- @DailySuffragist, at your service. They each have strengths, and appeal to subtly different audiences. I listened to all…

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Who tells your story? 🎶 For women, the answer is usually no one. So go buy the Sunday @nytimes. The real thing! You want to hold this special section in your hand if you can. To tempt you, a few highlights... Don't miss @CathleenDCahill's…

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Our nation's young people ARE engaged in picketing the White House in protest, just as the suffragists did, @FLOTUS They are picketing the brutal policies of your husband and his administration. #suffrage https://t.co/7NzKPT5KRO — Elaine Weiss…

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Janice Ruth opens by reminding that we weren't _given_ the vote, we fought for it. #Suffrage100 #WomensVote #CenturyofStruggle Library of Congress: Shall Not Be Denied - Curator: Janice Ruth #WomensVote100 #TOHOdc pic.twitter.com/cGyNZYraIR — A Tour…

-10- Daily Suffragist on Twitter- -For the Irish suffrage centennial in 2018- Eavan Boland wrote an ode with a perfect title- Our Future Will Become The Past of Other Women- She died this week at 75- The poem is below- click through for a t.png
For the Irish suffrage centennial in 2018, Eavan Boland wrote an ode with a perfect title: Our Future Will Become The Past of Other Women. She died this week at 75. The poem is below; click through for a timeline & biographies of the women she…
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