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In the early 20th century, women around the world were fighting for the right to vote. But Black women in the United States also had to battle systematic racism and white-supremacist terrorism. Join us online and learn about individuals, like Ida B. Wells, and organizations, like the National Association of Colored Women, which organized and protested for the rights and freedom of Black women in America. Explore their tactics and triumphs and make your own banner!
Image: Historical Interpreter dressed as a suffragist
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