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Meryl Streep lambasted over 'I'd rather be a rebel than a slave' shirt

Meryl Streep lambasted over 'I'd rather be a rebel than a slave' t-shirts for Suffragette movie | Daily Mail Online

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21. "We are here not because we are law-breakers; we are here in our efforts to become law-makers." - Emmeline Pankhurst (1858-1928)

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from the Guardian

The 10 best female pioneers

Mary Wollstonecraft (1759-97) Writer, feminist and philosopher, first woman to articulate the gap between the rights of man and rights of women. In 1792 she wrote her book, A Vindication of the Rights of Woman, which is still a powerful tract today. Her daughter, of course, was Mary Shelley, the famous author of Frankenstein

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Suffragette Emily Wilding Davison's memorial leaflet. Davison died from I juries sustained after a collision with the King's horse at the Epsom Derby in 1913.

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This is Sylvia Pankhurst in 1909. She is one of the oft-overlooked 'other' Pankhursts, daughter of famous suffragette Emmeline. Sylvia was a radical with a fascinating political and personal story. She was heavily influential in many of the social struggles of the Docklands and poor neighborhoods of the East End, and there is a blue plaque opposite Woodford tube station commemorating her link to the area.

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On the 4 June 1913, #EmilyDavison threw herself in front of King George V's horse Anmer during the Epsom Derby to draw attention to the #suffragette campaign. Although this front page says that Davison survived, she died 4 days later as a result of the incident.

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