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-2- Daily Suffragist on Twitter- -In 1918 flu pandemic killed more men than women - the movement-s leaders were unscathed- and the catastrophe gave women a chance to step forward in public life- 👇 Ty -JulieCSuk for sharing -amp- -Bla (1).png
In 1918 flu pandemic killed more men than women - the movement's leaders were unscathed, and the catastrophe gave women a chance to step forward in public life. 👇 Ty @JulieCSuk for sharing & @BlackburnCrudo @Wendelbom12 for the detail. Anna…

-1- Daily Suffragist on Twitter- -Our leaders are humans with frailties and errors- Biblical Moses was wracked with depression -amp- self-doubt- -I have been to the mountaintop and I have seen the promised land- I may not get there with you.png
Our leaders are humans with frailties and errors. Biblical Moses was wracked with depression & self-doubt. "I have been to the mountaintop and I have seen the promised land. I may not get there with you, but we as a people will get to the…

-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." 

-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.

-4- Daily Suffragist on Twitter- -Wanna know what-s happening w-ERA ratification but afraid to ask- -ProfTracyThomas has a concise summary- But if even that-s too long- start here- 1- The deadline isn-t required -amp- it isn-t binding -amp-.png
Wanna know what's happening w/ERA ratification but afraid to ask? @ProfTracyThomas has a concise summary. The Arguments as to Why the ERA Can Still be Ratified Now--After the Deadline https://t.co/Yges8GPkO2 — Gender Law (@ProfTracyThomas) January…

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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.…

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…

-2- Daily Suffragist on Twitter- -Great illustrated thread about 1918 flu pandemic in my hometown- Note WWI-era temporary change in spelling of Pittsburg-h--- - Twitter 8-19-2020 9-01-25 PM.png
Great illustrated thread about 1918 flu pandemic in my hometown. Note WWI-era temporary change in spelling of Pittsburg(h).  THREADOn October 4th, 1918, Charles Patterson, a 29-year-old resident of Aspinwall, died in St. Francis Hospital. This was…

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No US woman could vote, except some in New Jersey, in: 1776 1777 1778 1779 1780 1781 1782 1783 1784 1785 1786 1787 1788 1789 1790 1791 1792 1793 1794 1795 1796 1797 1798 1799 1800 1801 1802 1803 1804 1805 1806 1807 No US woman could vote in: 1808…

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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…
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