F*** It, I'll Do It: Lucy Stone

Photo courtesy of  ohiohistorycentral.org .

Photo courtesy of ohiohistorycentral.org.

This #FckItFriday moment is brought to you by Oberlin College graduate Lucy Stone.

Stone was a women’s rights activist who defied society’s expectations of women. When Stone married in 1855 she would not take on her husband’s last name, and women who would later make the same choice would be referred to as “Lucy Stoners.” In the 1860s, Stone founded the American Woman Suffrage Association, which would merge with the National Woman Suffrage association founded by Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony.

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PoliticsTiffany White