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African American women assembled and gathered together for the ratification of a promise, of an amendment. They collectively and singularly, each developed the appropriate strategies for increasing and to more develop the ballot (Penn 97). From this quote, the independent clubs that were included formed churches in different neighborhoods to aid the individual communities. While, other united themselves with national organizations such as, BWC and the NACW, which were the Baptist Women’s Convention and the National Association for Colored Women. Frequently, through state alliances, and the younger African American women started clandestine societies such as sororities. Also they formed women’s supplementary reserves of Masonic orders, which is a member of a worldwide society, also known as the Free and Accepted Masons, which is known particularly for their charitable work and its secret rites, in this case women’s suffrage. Furthermore, according to Dennis Parker, honoring the African Americans and women, are sometimes criticized as being ineffective ways of countering the tendency to marginalize the vital roles of blacks and women in shaping the American culture.
Throughout the women’s suffrage era, Black females, who lead the contradicting anti-woman’s suffrage influences advanced in such ways that white men and women responded it as disbelief and they would not be able to achieve their goals. By 1910, in fifteen southern states alone, there were 4.4 million Black women of voting age, compared to the 10.6 million white women of voting age (Penn 108). This statement is absolutely not astounding to what many would fear to be Black female voters on politics in the United States. The population of African American women voters of th...

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... numbers. Baker mentored Parks, and other civil rights activists like Bob Mosses and Diane Nash (Sourabh Gupta). Parks refused her seat to a white man because she was tired of giving in physically, and mentally. According to the lecture by The Average Joes, fifteen year old Claudette Colvin was first arrested for breaking the law Rosa Parks broke for the second time. "My head was just too full of black history, you know, the oppression that we went through (Margot Adler). She was mainly the first to really challenge the law. Colvin latter moved to New York to support the civil rights movement with Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. Colvin did not become an iconic stature like Rosa Parks because she was a schoolgirl and was not in the civil rights movement at the time. But Rosa Parks fourteen months late made her decision and was the principle secretary of the NAACP.

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