170 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes bibliographical references (page -164) and index.
"For African American women, the fight for the right to vote was only one battle. An eye-opening book that tells the important, overlooked story of black women as a force in the suffrage movement--when fellow suffragists did not accept them as equal partners in the struggle."--Publisher's description.
Preface: not the history you learned in school -- Abolitionist women embrace the fight -- "Ain't I a woman?" : the cult of true womanhood -- The negro hour is upon us -- The rise of Black women's suffrage clubs -- Voting is only for educated women -- Taking it to the streets -- The back of the movement : the Women's Suffrage March -- Voting out Jim Crow -- Epilogue: continuing to climb.