The Ask a Suffragist book series channels the stories and wisdom of first wave feminists to inform modern activists as we continue to fight the patriarchy. The first book in the series, America’s First Feminists, was launched in Spring 2019.
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- “I have this quiet faith in the certain triumph of the right.” -Lucy Stone, 1869by April Young Bennett on August 3, 2021 at 1:59 pm
“It is because I have this quiet faith in the certain triumph of the right, that I am entirely undisturbed by anything which venom and ill nature can do.” -Lucy Stone, 1869 Lucy Stone...
- The Voting Rights Act became law on August 6, 1965.by April Young Bennett on July 29, 2021 at 4:11 pm
On August 6th, 1965, the promise of the Nineteenth Amendment finally became a reality for women of color who had been disfranchised by discriminatory voting laws.
- Montana & Nebraska ratified the 19th Amendment on August 2, 1919.by April Young Bennett on July 27, 2021 at 2:44 pm
- Arkansas ratified the Nineteenth Amendment on July 28, 1919.by April Young Bennett on July 20, 2021 at 2:40 pm
- Wyoming gained statehood, becoming the first state with equal voting rights for women, on July 10, 1890.by April Young Bennett on July 5, 2021 at 1:12 pm
Wyoming gained statehood, becoming the first state with equal voting rights for women, on July 10, 1890. Women in Wyoming Territory had already had voting rights since 1869.