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As a leading authority on women’s rights, Nancy F. Cott, states, “the suffrage movement since the late nineteenth century had caved in to the racism of the surroundding society, sacrificing democratic principle of the dignity of black people if it seemed advantageous to white women’s obtaining the vote.

W.E.B. Du Bois, 1869-1919: Biography of a Race (1994) by David Levering Lewis