Dear Friend, Today, as Suffrage100MA recognizes Holocaust Remembrance Day, we are very concerned about the significant rise in antisemitic attacks in our local communities, across the nation and around the world targeting and terrorizing Jews. This includes the tragic local stabbing of Rabbi Shlomo Noginski last summer in Brighton, MA, as well as the recent January […]
Letters to Our Community
Thanks to the help and participation of supporters like you, 2021 has been an incredible year of progress, innovation, reflection, and recommitment by Suffrage100MA. We were pleased to hold virtual events such as our book talk with Ida B Wells’ great-granddaughter Michelle Duster throughout the year, as well as our in-person Women’s Equality Day at […]
Suffrage100MA is committed to increasing accessibility to the ballot and inspiring voters to exercise their right to vote by sharing the history of those who fought bravely, sometimes losing their lives, for decades and across centuries, to secure the vote. Let us each recognize the power and importance of voting to express one’s voice.
Ben Crump, Attorney for the family of George Floyd, spoke before crowds the other day and asked everyone to “just take a breath.” He asked that we just take a breath for George Floyd and he went on to name one by one by one many of the enumerable Black and Brown people who have lost their lives in just the past few years as a result of police violence. Attorney Crump also asked that we take a breath for our country and heal. We are heartbroken and have been reflecting on anti-blackness and our work as Suffrage100MA to commemorate the suffrage movement.