Pauline Floyd, US Suffragette. Her audacious banner quotes President Wilson's own words back at him: "The time has come to conquer or submit. For us there is but one choise." (Poor man thought he was only talking about the Great War.
"We march for integrated schools now!" "We demand an end to bias now!" African-Americans carrying signs for equal rights, integrated schools, decent housing and an end to bias during the 1963 March on Washington.
Phoebe Hawn was one of fourteen women who walked 295 miles from New York City to Washington DC in 1913 as part of a suffrage demonstration. The hike to DC began on February Lincoln’s birthday. Hundreds of people joined the march at points along the way.
Suffragette Christabel Pankhurst in a polling booth circa In 1918 parliament granted the vote to women over 30 who were householders, the wives of householders, occupiers of property with an annual rent of and graduates of British universities
The forgotten suffragettes: From the vote to being able to wear comfortable clothes, the little-known women who fought for the rights we take for granted today