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Have you heard about the time Frederick Douglass, Dr. Mary Edwards Walker, Mary Ann Shadd Cary, and Belva Lockwood all occupied the Washington, D.C. Board of Elections?  #DCStatehood Thread  It’s April 14, 1871. DC’s first city-wide election was less…

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Charles Lenox Remond was the most prominent Black abolitionist in the US until he was overshadowed by Frederick Douglass. Remond’s commitment to women’s rights was as deep as FD’s, maybe deeper. He should be remembered for his feminism. Long…

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#MenOfSuffrage Not a pin-up calendar--though maybe it should be. It's a guest post! Stay tuned for a terrific thread by Hélène Quanquin @HQuanquin about her new book on men in the American women's rights movement, 1830-1890. Her subtitle, Cumbersome…

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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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