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-2- Daily Suffragist on Twitter- --The position of the Times on the question of woman suffrage has long been known- It is totally opposed to the extension of suffrage on the grounds that it would not benefit the women in any single way and .png
The position of the Times on the question of woman suffrage has long been known. It is totally opposed to the extension of suffrage on the grounds that it would not benefit the women in any single way and would tend to disorganize society. --…

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With the New York referendum looming, The Crisis published its second special issue on women’s suffrage in August 1915. The cover was an arresting composite of Abraham Lincoln & Sojourner Truth. 🧵 26 essays by men and women took up almost the…

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Provincial Freeman [Mary Ann Shadd Cary] Revolution [Anthony & Stanton] National Citizen & Ballot Box [Matilda Joslyn Gage] Free Speech [IdaBWells] Woman’s Journal [Lucy Stone/Julia Ward Howe] Woman’s Era [Josephine & Florida Ruffin]…

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Years before W.E.B.DuBois devoted a special issue of The Crisis to women’s suffrage, Adella Hunt Logan published a comprehensive argument for the vote in The Colored American, the most widely read African-American publication of the day. 🧵 Adella…

-10- Daily Suffragist on Twitter- -Researching and writing and publishing the truth- especially when it makes powerful people uncomfortable- is a gift to the nation- So thrilling to see two truth-tellers recognized today-- - Twitter 8-17-20.png
Researching and writing and publishing the truth, especially when it makes powerful people uncomfortable, is a gift to the nation. So thrilling to see two truth-tellers recognized today.  Congrats @nhannahjones for your @PulitzerPrizes in the SAME…

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It’s jarring to be reading about the revolutionary activities of Susan B. Anthony or Ida B. Wells and come upon them referred to as Miss Anthony, Miss Wells. It feels demeaning, and anachronistic - though of course it was unexceptional at the time.…

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16 women really did walk to Washington to participate in the original Women’s March, on the occasion of Woodrow Wilson’s 1913 inauguration. “General” Rosalie Jones led the contingent, which left New York City in February. She’s at far left w/the…

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Josephine St. Pierre Ruffin was an incredible organizer of women. In 1879 she started the Boston Kansas Relief Assoc. to raise money to support Exodusters - the first African-Americans to leave the South en masse. She helped Lucy Stone & Julia…

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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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Matilda Joslyn Gage is the 3rd musketeer, the one you've never heard of. As radical as Stanton & Anthony, w/whom she founded organizations & edited History of Woman Suffrage. She critiqued religion, demanded separation of church & state,…
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