“Liberty is not less a blessing, because oppression has so long darkened the mind that it cannot appreciate it.” –Lucretia Mott, 1849

Lucretia Mott

“Liberty is not less a blessing, because oppression has so long darkened the mind that it cannot appreciate it.” –Lucretia Mott, 1849

Happy birthday to Lucretia Mott, born January 3, 1793.

Lucretia Mott is one of the suffragists featured in the first Ask a Suffragist book, Stories and Wisdom from America’s First Feminists, launching in Spring 2019.

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April Young Bennett

April Young Bennett is the author of the Ask a Suffragist book series, host of the Religious Feminism Podcast and a writer for the Exponent II. For more information about April, see aprilyoungb.com

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“Liberty is not less a blessing, because oppression has so long darkened the mind that it cannot appreciate it." –Lucretia Mott, 1849