SOURCE: The New Republic
by Melissa Gira Grant
Historian Lisa Tetrault's book "The Myth of Seneca Falls" documents how white women leaders of the suffrage movement both excluded nonwhite women from leadership of the suffrage struggle but wrote the movement's founding histories to justify their position. These exclusions blind us to the way that millions of women's right to vote is restricted today.
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