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-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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My first surprise of the exhibit #500yearsofwomenswork @grolierclub today was that it was packed. About 100 people came to hear the #lisaungerbaskincollection described by Lisa herself. So many gems: - The pamphlet Ida B Wells wrote with Frederick…

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Black women at the Inaugural March, part IIA large Illinois delegation--some accounts say 62 people, others 65--came to Washington for the 1913 inauguration suffrage march. #IdaBWells was the only African American in the group. She represented the…

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Julia Hooks bought a ticket at a downtown Memphis theater. It was 1881 and "Hermann the Magician" was a hit. She was making her way to her seat when two policemen grabbed her. They ripped her dress in the struggle, arresting her as she cried: “Let go…

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The building where @NAACP and The Crisis were founded, and where W.E.B.DuBois wrote editorials supporting voting rights for women, still stands. 20 Vesey Street was built in 1907 as the headquarters of the New York Evening Post and the Nation. 🧵 The…

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In 1893, inspired by Ida B Wells’ call to do something to fight lynching, Josephine St Pierre Ruffin founded the Woman’s Era Club in Boston. Two years later she invited dozens of other Black women’s clubs that had sprung up around the country to…

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Black women at the Inaugural March, part IIIIda B Wells is the hero of our story. At the 1913 suffrage march she was 50 years old, mother of 4, an established community leader in Chicago. But since white women are looking for anti-racist models,…

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Ida B at work. Another glimpse of the master persuader, via the beautiful 2d edition of her autobiography. Great foreword by @eveewing & afterword by @MichelleDuster about preserving the legacy. 🧵 In 1900 the Chicago Tribune runs stories lauding…

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Join me! I just gave to make this film about #IdaBWells and the creation of a new monument to her in Chicago. I want every kid to know Ida's name. Give if you can, and spread the word.

-1- Daily Suffragist on Twitter- -Ida B Wells didn’t love being a teacher- but as she built an adult life in Memphis- she began working as a reporter- Realizing that owning -amp- editing her own paper was the only way to make a living as .png
Ida B Wells didn’t love being a teacher, but as she built an adult life in Memphis, she began working as a reporter. Realizing that owning & editing her own paper was the only way to make a living as a journalist, Wells invested in The Memphis…
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