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Elizabeth Cady Stanton. Sheesh. In 13+ months of daily posts, I've talked around her, rarely about her. Why? “One of the most brilliant thinkers in American feminism” was also a “stomach-churning” racist & elitist. @ProfMSinha &…

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“The American Government and the American Constitution are spoken of in a manner which would naturally lead the hearer to believe that the one is identical with the other; when the truth is, they are as distinct in character as is a ship and a…

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In NYC we have statues of two great suffragists. They've been standing watch over neighborhood protests these weeks. 👈Frederick Douglass at 110th St with a beautiful North Star bench 👉Harriet Tubman at 122nd w/her passengers in her skirts. More in…

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Wisdom from a great leader (and suffragist): "If there is no struggle there is no progress. Those who profess to favor freedom and yet deprecate agitation are men who want crops without plowing up the ground; they want rain without thunder and…

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Must be a busy day for my friends @SuffrageBdays! Both Frederick Douglass & Anna Howard Shaw were born #OTD. #DouglassDay celebrations this year are devoted to Anna Julia Cooper, feminist and suffragist - more on her in months ahead! See @CCP_org…

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I am particularly fond of Josephine St Pierre Ruffin because she was an avid defender of Ida B Wells. Josephine moved among society women both white and Black and wasn’t afraid to disagree with them, especially in defense of unpopular or…

-1- Daily Suffragist on Twitter- -A generation before the great -IdaBWells- Frances Ellen Watkins Harper spoke for Black women in a fierce debate that included Frederick Douglass- ElizCadyStanton -amp- Susan B Anthony- -CiteBlackWomen -Kwan.png
A generation before the great #IdaBWells, Frances Ellen Watkins Harper spoke for Black women in a fierce debate that included Frederick Douglass, ElizCadyStanton & Susan B Anthony. #CiteBlackWomen #Kwanzaa It’s the 2nd Day of #Kwanzaa! Today we…

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In New York it is said that activists come to Albany, not from it. True or not, in the 1850s and today Albany has produced some truly marvelous people. Among them: Lucretia Mott’s cousin by marriage Lydia Mott, and an African-American businessman…

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I’m chasing down a citation, so you’ll have to wait to hear from Frances Ellen Watkins Harper, one of few Black women on the record in these debates. First, a word from Frederick Douglass. Thread. It would not be an overstatement to say that among…

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In the spring of 1871, Mary Ann Shadd Cary and Frederick Douglass led at least 63 Black & white women to attempt to register to vote in Washington DC. She was turned away by the Board of Registration, whose members included 2 Black men who surely…
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