Vanguard

By Martha S. Jones


The epic history of African American women’s pursuit of political power — and how it transformed America.In the standard story, the suffrage crusade began in Seneca Falls in 1848 and ended with the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment in 1920. But this overwhelmingly white women’s movement did not win the vote for most black women. Securing th…


Published date: September 8, 2020
Type: Books
Genre: History, Nonfiction

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My last piece @TheAtlantic was a list of 10 notable political books by Black women published in 2020 when the American people made history by electing Vice President Kamala Harris. Check the stack! These are the books I recommend for #BlackHistoryMonth.