Many white women were often unsupportive of Black women having a voice in the

Many white women were often unsupportive of black

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Many white women were often unsupportive of Black women having a voice in the same public spaces. The New York Female Anti-Slavery Society excluded Black women. The Seneca Falls Convention, where women’s rights is said to have been born, also lacked an invitation for Black women (Davis 58). Despite their exclusion, some Black women made their mark on history. At a women’s rights convention in 1851, Sojourner Truth famously asked “Ain’t I a woman?” as she deconstructed the white, male-supremacist argument that women lack the
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