#REPOST Once again they will use black women, trot them out, gas em up, tell them it’s all on them… and once again black women will proudly play their role, even to the detriment to black people… <br><br>”Historians who are not inclined to hero worship — including Elsa Barkley Brown, Lori Ginzberg and Rosalyn Terborg-Penn — have recently provided an unsparing portrait of this once-neglected period. Stripped of her halo, Stanton, the campaign’s principal philosopher, is exposed as a classic liberal racist who embraced fairness in the abstract while publicly enunciating bigoted views of African-American men, whom she characterized as “Sambos” and incipient rapists in the period just after the war. The suffrage struggle itself took on a similar flavor, acquiescing to white supremacy — and selling out the interests of African-American women — when it became politically expedient to do so. This betrayal of trust opened a rift between black and white feminists that persists to this day.”<br><br>Black women who align themselves with Democrats and feminists are still being used in this matter today. They call it black girl magic.”

#REPOST Once again they will use black women, trot them out, gas em up, tell them it's all on them... and once again black women will proudly play their role, even to the detriment to black people...

"Historians who are not inclined to hero worship — including Elsa Barkley Brown, Lori Ginzberg and Rosalyn Terborg-Penn — have recently provided an unsparing portrait of this once-neglected period. Stripped of her halo, Stanton, the campaign’s principal philosopher, is exposed as a classic liberal racist who embraced fairness in the abstract while publicly enunciating bigoted views of African-American men, whom she characterized as “Sambos” and incipient rapists in the period just after the war. The suffrage struggle itself took on a similar flavor, acquiescing to white supremacy — and selling out the interests of African-American women — when it became politically expedient to do so. This betrayal of trust opened a rift between black and white feminists that persists to this day."

Black women who align themselves with Democrats and feminists are still being used in this matter today. They call it black girl magic."

Opinion | How the Suffrage Movement Betrayed Black Women

As the United States celebrates the centennial of the 19th Amendment, it’s vital to remember that some of its heroes were less than heroic.
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