VOTING IS A FEMINIST ISSUE
"So who has died for our right to vote? Well, everyone who struggled for expanding that right, for starters. The poor farmers and other poor whites whose agitation led to the extension of suffrage to all white men in the early 1800’s, the abolitionists, left-wing Republicans and black activists of the Reconstruction era, the suffragettes at the turn of the century through World War I, the Freedom Riders and countless black Southerners who struggled to win the right to vote for black people in the Jim Crow system."
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Nov 6, 2012 / 9 notes

VOTING IS A FEMINIST ISSUE

"So who has died for our right to vote? Well, everyone who struggled for expanding that right, for starters. The poor farmers and other poor whites whose agitation led to the extension of suffrage to all white men in the early 1800’s, the abolitionists, left-wing Republicans and black activists of the Reconstruction era, the suffragettes at the turn of the century through World War I, the Freedom Riders and countless black Southerners who struggled to win the right to vote for black people in the Jim Crow system."

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