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Suffering Suffragettes by W.E.B. Du Bois | Women's History with Jone Johnson Lewis
W.E.B. Du Bois was a supporter of woman suffrage, but he also criticized the suffrage movement’s leadership for the racism within the movement and the exclusion of black voices, a pragmatic position that the leadership was taking hoping thereby to get more Southern support for a suffrage amendment. Note that the language used here is …