“All I ask for myself I claim for my wife and sister.” –Charles Lenox Remond, 1867

“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.

Charles Lenox Remond 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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“All I ask for myself I claim for my wife and sister.” –Charles Lenox Remond, 1867