Susan B. Anthony doesn’t deserve your ‘I Voted’ stickers — here’s why we should be acknowledging women of color like Sojourner Truth and Ida B. Wells instead.
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It has become tradition for people to put ‘I Voted’ stickers on Susan B. Anthony’s grave on election day in Rochester, New York. NowThis producer Luria Freeman argues that women’s suffrage icon Anthony does not deserve your ‘I Voted’ stickers because of her well documented history of racial bias. While she had abolitionist roots, Anthony and her colleagues did not want to give Black people the right to vote. Perhaps we should honor Sojourner Truth or Ida B. Wells on election day instead?

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