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When Disadvantages Collide (Department of Human Behavior)

Date: June 2, 2008
Author: Shankar Vedantam
QUOTE: The question of what to do when the interests of two groups that had long suffered discrimination clashed with each other split the feminist movement. In order to gain passage of the 19th Amendment, which in 1920 gave women the right to vote, leading feminists jettisoned issues important to African Americans to win support from women and politicians who would have nothing to do with people of color.

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