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Here are the suffrage anniversaries we'll commemorate this week, our latest book recommendations, and more.
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“I have worked for freedom.” -Sarah Winnemucca, 1885 #IndigenousPeoplesDay

“I have not contended for Democrat, Republican, Protestant or Baptist for an agent; I have worked for freedom. I have labored to give my race a voice in the affairs of the nation.” -Sarah...
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“I would have girls regard themselves not as adjectives but nouns, not mere appendages made to qualify somebody else.” -Elizabeth Cady Stanton, 1880. Happy International #DayOfTheGirl

“I would have girls regard themselves not as adjectives but nouns, not mere appendages made to qualify somebody else, but independent, responsible workers in carrying forward the grand eternal plans in the redemption of...
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California women won the right to vote, doubling the nation’s female voters, on October 10, 1911.

California women’s strategy of organizing in rural counties, where opposition was less organized, paid off for California women when rural counties carried the vote for women’s suffrage in 1911.  When California women won the...
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