When and Where I Enter: The Impact of Black Women on Race and Sex in America - Study Guide The Quest for Woman Suffrage Summary & Analysis

Paula Giddings
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While there are White women who are active in the suffrage movement, there are also those who believe that women don't have to vote in order to enact change and that allowing women to vote is an insult to the men who already vote in the best interests of the family. There are some Black men who don't support equal voting laws, including Kelly Miller, founder of the NAACP, who also believes that the men vote in the best interests of the family making the female vote moot. He notes that there could be an "argument made" for allowing the vote to "unfortunate women" who have no man. Nannie Helen Burroughs points out that Black women who have the right to vote would address the lack of laws regarding the protection of Black women. By the end...

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