Black women played a critical - and often overlooked - role in women’s suffrage. Even in the face of racism within the movement, Black suffragists never wavered in their fight for the vote. They organized in their communities, attended political conventions, founded political societies and marched (unwelcomed) in suffrage parades.
After the ratification of the 19th amendment, black women faced the same disenfranchisement as black men did after the passing of the 15th amendment. Racist policies, intimidation and violence would keep black women from freely exercising their right to vote until the passing of the Voting Rights Act in 1965.
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The United States presidential election on November 2, 1920 was the first election in which American women had the right to vote since the ratification of the 19th amendment on August 18, 1920. Achieving this milestone was a long and arduous struggle.Beginning in the 1800s, women organized,...
"I never doubted that equal rights was the right direction. Most reforms, most problems are complicated. But to me there is nothing complicated about ordinary equality."A feminist, suffragist and warrior for equality, Alice Paul (1885-1977) dedicated her life to women's rights. She was a major...
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