tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3486177601646533834.post7265604263229074726..comments2015-03-03T11:29:30.577-05:00Comments on Womanist Musings: Women and VotingReneehttp://www.blogger.com/profile/16388113393817266374noreply@blogger.comBlogger8125tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3486177601646533834.post-60622705143052433202008-10-02T14:28:00.000-04:002008-10-02T14:28:00.000-04:00Great post Renee. As I was looking at the pictures...Great post Renee. As I was looking at the pictures, I was thinking in my head "they are all white." And, low and behold, your follow up analysis reveals the 'white privilege' that not only 'colored' suffrage, but that still shapes the way we view voting rights.professorwhatifhttp://professorwhatif.wordpress.com/noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3486177601646533834.post-39406425096571701522008-09-30T01:21:00.000-04:002008-09-30T01:21:00.000-04:00Great post.Great post.Rebecca Walkerhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/00799592217118695486noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3486177601646533834.post-73418625448970383302008-09-29T18:15:00.000-04:002008-09-29T18:15:00.000-04:00this is a really great post. made me think long an...this is a really great post. made me think long and hard -- and i plan to keep thinking. thanks for smacking me gently with my privilege.Sophiehttp://www.blogger.com/profile/17940633379227901826noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3486177601646533834.post-70970751510642935722008-09-29T13:42:00.000-04:002008-09-29T13:42:00.000-04:00@Anon I did say that women had the right to vote b...@Anon I did say that women had the right to vote but that black women could not vote until after the civil rights movement. If a law is not enforceable it might as well not be law.<BR/><BR/><EM>However, I think it muddies the waters to claim that white women fought only for the vote of fellow white women. It took the entire social structure after the 19th amendment to continue general racist Reneehttp://www.blogger.com/profile/16388113393817266374noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3486177601646533834.post-84856811480742442702008-09-29T13:32:00.000-04:002008-09-29T13:32:00.000-04:00Most of the time I appreciate the perspective you ...Most of the time I appreciate the perspective you bring to these issues, but in the matter of women voting in the United States, it is important to remember that the 15th amendment gave black men the right to vote; the 19th amendment gave all women the right to vote.<BR/><BR/>Here is a timeline:<BR/>http://www.dpsinfo.com/women/history/timeline.html<BR/>and here is the text of the amendment:<BR/>Anonymousnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3486177601646533834.post-49065931361829311972008-09-29T10:15:00.000-04:002008-09-29T10:15:00.000-04:00Great post. Thank-you.Great post. Thank-you.Shayhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/07945837856438965525noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3486177601646533834.post-23739168394504599852008-09-29T01:48:00.000-04:002008-09-29T01:48:00.000-04:00I sometimes feel my voice does not matter in this ...I sometimes feel my voice does not matter in this voting system but I have the right so I have to vote!Ojibway Migisi Bineshiihttp://www.blogger.com/profile/14328347379621837240noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3486177601646533834.post-89009247631383405832008-09-29T00:46:00.000-04:002008-09-29T00:46:00.000-04:00Sad, but true, and important to remember. Thank-yo...Sad, but true, and important to remember. Thank-you for this post, Renee.dollyspeakshttp://dollyspeaks.wordpress.com/noreply@blogger.com