Presidential Nominees Ignore Women of Color at Their Peril

Juhie Batia, Rolling Stone – August 26, 2016

“Although 1920 is considered the formal beginning of women’s political participation, this is largely the case for white women and excludes women of color,” says Nadia Brown, an associate professor of political science and African American studies at Purdue University. “Women of color were not given equal access to the ballot, and many had to wait nearly 55 years after white women were granted suffrage to fully participate in American politics.”

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