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In this episode, Adah and Chelsea sit down to discuss the suffrage movement and how it left out BIPOC women. They cover both the historical implications of the suffrage movement, as well as the suppression of BIPOC voters and other marginalized communities that we see today. 0:20 History of Suffrage 2:02 BIPOC Suffragists 3:14 Who Wasn't Included in Suffrage? 3:52 BIPOC Rights to Vote 6:48 Literacy Tests, Voter ID Laws, Addresses, and Poll Taxes 8:13 More About Literacy Tests 10:25 More About Poll Taxes 11:16 Suppressing Indigenous Voters 12:10 Working-Class Voters 13:38 Harris County Voter Suppression 15:41 Benefits of Mail-In Voting 17:15 BIPOC Women ----- Resources History of Suffrage https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/08/17/us/suffrage-movement-photos-history.html Barriers to Voting in the US https://www.globalcitizen.org/en/content/barriers-to-voting-in-the-us/ Texas and Harris County https://www.cbsnews.com/news/texas-reduces-mail-in-ballot-drop-off-locations-2020-election/ Voters sue Texas governor over ballot drop box limit Indigenous Voter Barriers https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/features/vote-overcoming-barriers-for-native-american-voters/ https://www.npr.org/2016/10/11/497563881/native-americans-face-unique-barriers-to-voting Voter Suppression Black Voters https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2018/07/poll-prri-voter-suppression/565355/ https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/08/17/us/suffrage-movement-photos-history.html