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-10- Daily Suffragist on Twitter- -Indispensable -rtraister profiling Susan Collins- Esp 👀 -For a long time- Collins has profited from collective fantasies about women in politics being inherently more reasonable- more naturally inclined.png
Indispensable @rtraister profiling Susan Collins. Esp 👀 "For a long time, Collins has profited from collective fantasies about women in politics being inherently more reasonable, more naturally inclined toward collaboration and moderation." 

Daily Suffragist on Twitter- -Voting is everything---and it-s so insufficient- It took lifetimes to win- and needs our work to keep- In the words of the future Governor of Georgia- perhaps our future President- “Voting will not save us fr.png
Voting is everything...and it's so insufficient. It took lifetimes to win, and needs our work to keep. In the words of the future Governor of Georgia, perhaps our future President: “Voting will not save us from harm, but silence will surely damn us…

-5- Daily Suffragist on Twitter- -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 a.png
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…

-5- Daily Suffragist on Twitter- -If -DailySuffragist followers want to support -YourFavoriteASW 👇🏾and other progressive New York legislators- head over to -rachelbtiven for details about today-s event at 5pm EST-- - Twitter 8-8-2020 .png
If @DailySuffragist followers want to support @YourFavoriteASW 👇🏾and other progressive New York legislators, head over to @rachelbtiven for details about today's event at 5pm EST.

Daily Suffragist on Twitter- --efweiss5 -FLOTUS Oh- Wow- She really has no idea- does she-- - Twitter 8-6-2020 1-38-36 PM.png
Our nation's young people ARE engaged in picketing the White House in protest, just as the suffragists did, @FLOTUS They are picketing the brutal policies of your husband and his administration. #suffrage https://t.co/7NzKPT5KRO — Elaine Weiss…

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Obama’s 2d inaugural invoked a throughline “from Seneca Falls to Selma to Stonewall.” Brett Kavanaugh has surely been itching to object since. In dissent yesterday he wrote: “Seneca Falls was not Stonewall.” I know more about both of those things…

-3- Daily Suffragist on Twitter- -Dr -marthasjones- says we shouldn-t talk about suffrage- we should talk about voting rights- There-s no before and after- just an ongoing struggle- In that spirit- forgive me shari.png
Dr @marthasjones_ says we shouldn't talk about suffrage, we should talk about voting rights. There's no before and after, just an ongoing struggle. In that spirit, forgive me sharing a piece about the mechanics of voting today. Our rights depend on…

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Direct action strategies almost always start with a modest gesture, which is pilloried as inappropriate and impolite. Once activists escalate to more disruptive tactics, the earlier strategy is lionized as “the right way to protest.” Strategy thread.…

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Suffrage colors, a recap! Wasn’t planning to, but I’ve seen some silly myths floating around. So here goes… YELLOW originated w. 1867 suffrage referendum in Kansas. Local suffragists made cloth ribbons in the color of the state…
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