The 19th Amendment

Lessons on Intersectionality

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“I will cut off this right arm of mine before I will ever work or demand the ballot for the Negro and not the woman.”

EDIT: It should be noted that this quote is a bit out of context. I was made aware of Susan B. Anthony’s more full position on the topic, and do not feel that it is fair to use this one statement as our only evidence of her character. Given that, I still think this statement is useful for understanding the erasure that intersectionality can cause and will leave my analysis unchanged.

Intersectional feminist social worker. Creator of Advocate for survivors of intimate partner violence.

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