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Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Suffrage.

I don't know if it's because I'm a feminist or because I'm married to a social studies teacher or if it's just that I have a very deep secret madpassionate love for this particular song/video in it's original incarnation and this rings so true, but I watched this:



AND CRIED. LIKE SOBBED ON THE COUCH and had to cover my agape mouth with my hands because otherwise I probably would have woke up the kids between the gasps and the chokes.

We'll say it's the shock of realizing that not even 100 years ago, women like me (and you) weren't even considered equal citizens of our country.

It's amazing. WATCH IT.

More info here (and the other one about the Declaration of Independence is pretty awesome as well, but not as much as this one).

Found at my perennial favorite blog, Sociological Images.

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