Stuff Mom Never Told You

Black Women Striving for Suffrage

Feb. 26, 2014

The history of the women's movement for suffrage was written by white women and largely overshadows the African-American feminists who worked alongside them, battling not only gender inequity but also racism, disenfranchisement and segregation from mainstream suffrage organizations. Cristen and Caroline highlight Ida B. Wells and other black women integral to winning the vote for all American women. neither hosts nor alters podcast files. All content © its respective owners.