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Our #SpotlightSunday is suffragist Laura de Force Gordon, who died #OTD in 1907. Gordon, a lawyer and newspaper publisher, used her position to gain support for women's suffrage. Read about Gordon in the @nytimes #Overlooked obituaries series.

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#HappyBirthday to Maya Angelou. Before she passed, Maya Angelou used her platform to advocate on matters like voting & civil rights. #DidYouKnow Angelou's poem "And Still I Rise" inspired #AndStilIIVote, a national call to action to overcome discriminatory barriers to voting. https://t.co/9De5Oz0sst NJWomenVote100 photo

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NJ Women Vote
Our #SpotlightSunday is suffragist Laura de Force Gordon, who died #OTD in 1907. Gordon, a lawyer and newspaper publisher, used her position to gain support for women's suffrage. Read about Gordon in the @nytimes #Overlooked obituaries series.

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/09/obituaries/laura-de-force-gordon-overlooked.html
NJ Women Vote
NJ Women Vote
#HappyBirthday to Maya Angelou. Before she passed, Maya Angelou used her platform to advocate on matters like voting & civil rights. #DidYouKnow Angelou's poem "And Still I Rise" inspired #AndStilIIVote, a national call to action to overcome discriminatory barriers to voting.
NJ Women Vote
NJ Women Vote
"States are going to need to be creative and proactive about reaching out to eligible residents who are not registered."
COVID-19 complicates voter registration efforts, but we challenge everyone to do all they can to encourage others to #RegisterToVote!
https://www.nbcnews.com/news/amp/ncna1170796
NJ Women Vote
NJ Women Vote
It’s #FeministFriday, so we’re wishing suffragist Antoinette Dakin Leach a #HappyBirthday. Born #OnThisDay in 1859, Leach was prominent in the suffrage movement on both a local & national level, and even ran for state representative as a candidate for the Equal Suffrage Party.
NJ Women Vote
NJ Women Vote
#HappyBirthday to Mary Stafford Anthony, an early suffragist of the 19th century. The younger sister of Susan B. Anthony, Mary was also a leader in the women’s rights movement, joining her sister in many of her initiatives to promote women’s suffrage.
NJ Women Vote
NJ Women Vote
To end #WomensHistoryMonth in this centennial year of the 19th amendment, we share in the sentiments of this sweet note sent to Alice Paul from 5th-grade student Amy Roberts in 1969. “I am so glad you fought for women’s right to vote.” #InTheArchives #ThankAlice #WMH #2020