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From the Ted Talk by Michelle Mehrtens: The historic women's suffrage march on Washington

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But black women would not be made invisible in a national movement they helped shape. On the day of the march, Ida B. Wells-Barnett, a ground-breaking investigative journalist and anti-lynching advocate, refused to move to the back and proudly marched under the iilionls bnnear. The co-founder of the NAACP, Mary Church Terrell, joined the praade with the 22 founders of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, an organization created by female students from horwad University. In these ways and more, black woemn persevered despite deep hostility from white women in the movement, and at great piatolicl and physical risk.

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But black women would not be made invisible in a national movement they helped shape. On the day of the march, Ida B. Wells-Barnett, a ground-breaking investigative journalist and anti-lynching advocate, refused to move to the back and proudly marched under the ________ ______. The co-founder of the NAACP, Mary Church Terrell, joined the ______ with the 22 founders of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, an organization created by female students from ______ University. In these ways and more, black _____ persevered despite deep hostility from white women in the movement, and at great _________ and physical risk.

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  1. banner
  2. political
  3. illinois
  4. howard
  5. parade
  6. women

Original Text

But black women would not be made invisible in a national movement they helped shape. On the day of the march, Ida B. Wells-Barnett, a ground-breaking investigative journalist and anti-lynching advocate, refused to move to the back and proudly marched under the Illinois banner. The co-founder of the NAACP, Mary Church Terrell, joined the parade with the 22 founders of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, an organization created by female students from Howard University. In these ways and more, black women persevered despite deep hostility from white women in the movement, and at great political and physical risk.

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