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Lifting As We Climb: Black Women's Battle for the Ballot Box

By Lucinda Dyer, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Powerful history of Black women fighting for the vote.

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This dramatic and inspiring story of perseverance and determination is brought to life by dozens of archival photos and lively biographical profiles. Lifting As We Climb is jam-packed with history that may be unfamiliar to some readers, so they may find themselves having a bit of a hard time keeping track of all the characters (the photos and profiles really help) and remembering which organizations go with which initials (NAWSA, PFASS, NACWC). This is a book to be read slowly and thoughtfully.

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