How Black Women Won The Vote, Secondhand Clothes Becoming More Popular

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Secondhand clothing and thrift shopping for fashion have been getting more popular in recent years. We find out what’s driving the trend. We also look back at the history of Black women in the suffrage movement and how they helped secure the right to vote.

Featured in this Show

  • How Black Women Lead The Way On Voting, Civil Rights

    We speak with author and historian Martha S. Jones about her new book, “Vanguard: How Black Women Broke Barriers, Won the Vote, and Insisted on Equality for All”.

  • Demand For Secondhand Fashion Continues To Grow

    We talk with a professor about the growing demand from consumers for secondhand clothing options from vintage to thrift store clothing as factors like sustainability and worker conditions becomes more important.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Rob Ferrett Producer
  • J. Carlisle Larsen Producer
  • Natalie Guyette Producer
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Martha S. Jones Guest
  • Nancy Murray Guest

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