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-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…

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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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Today’s “March for Life” takes the 19th Amdt as its theme. The anti-abortion movement regularly invokes Susan B Anthony, ElizCadyStanton & Alice Paul. Suffragists indeed inspire people of varied opinions - but anti-abortion groups are lying about…

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…

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IHO the beginning of our centennial year, a quick spotlight on PRO-voting, anti-suppression tools. While some states are making it harder to vote, these are ways to EXPAND access to the ballot - and they're growing! See end for how to bring these…

-1- Daily Suffragist on Twitter- -1- ElizCadyStanton -amp- Susan B Anthony’s objections to Black male suffrage were racist- But supporters of the 15thA were not anti-racist- In fact- the supporters were the more conservative- cautious- an.png
1. ElizCadyStanton & Susan B Anthony’s objections to Black male suffrage were racist. But supporters of the 15thA were not anti-racist. In fact, the supporters were the more conservative, cautious, and upper-class of what became two factions…

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Imagine that in decades of state ballot initiatives on LGBT rights, no gay people were permitted to vote. Or imagine there's a referendum about a tax increase but only those who won't pay the tax can vote. That's what the women's suffrage fight was…

-11- Daily Suffragist on Twitter- -Building mass appeal almost always means making your ideas less threatening- Once persuaded- new adherents may want the cause to reflect their own more conservative interests- For.png
Building mass appeal almost always means making your ideas less threatening. Once persuaded, new adherents may want the cause to reflect their own more conservative interests. For the vanguard, this instrumental tradeoff rarely feels good. To take…

-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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