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Ida B. Wells could vote for President years before Alice Paul or Carrie Chapman Catt. How? Read on Changing state constitutions is hard. Who votes & who doesn’t is determined by each state; big changes almost always need constitutional amendment.…

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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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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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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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Sometimes your heroes really disappoint. I’m not talking about Stanton or Anthony or Alice Paul. I’m talking about Ray Frank. Frank was the first Jewish woman to preach from a pulpit in the US - before a crowd of 1,000 people. Thread. The story is…
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