“All I ask for myself I claim for my wife and sister.” –Charles Lenox Remond, 1867
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“All I ask for myself I claim for my wife and sister. Let our action be based upon the rock of everlasting principle. No class of citizens in this country can be deprived of the ballot without injuring every other class.” –Charles Lenox Remond, May 10, 1867
Charles Lenox Remond was an abolitionist and suffragist. As a person of color, he demanded suffrage for himself, and also for white and black women. Happy birthday, Charles Lenox Remond, on February 1, 1810.Centennial Celebration Email List to get inspiring quotes from the first wave feminist movement and other social media shareables honoring women in history. Learn more about the Centennial Celebration Email List.