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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…

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I am decidedly opposed to male suffrage and the following are some of my reasons. First: A man, for possibly an hour each year in order to cast his ballot, would be compelled to neglect his family and his business. Secondly: Politics corrupt men;…

-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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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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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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-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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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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FFwd to 1913: Post-Triangle Shirtwaist fire, safety laws finally pass. 1 bans women from night shifts➡️female printers, proofers @nytimes & other a.m. papers are axed. The NY Typographical Union won't help get their jobs back, so 3 women organize…

-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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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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