To mark the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, The Uncounted is a series that elevates the stories of women of color who have been disenfranchised and often written out of history.

Fashion has and always will be political. Throughout history, dress has always been used as a symbol of power, wealth, and status. Beyond that, the ways in which we dress can tie us to political and social movements, from the black berets worn by the Black Panthers to MAGA caps worn by Trump supporters today. This rings true for the women’s suffrage movement, a decades-long fight for the right to vote for women in the United States.

A lingering symbol of the movement is white clothing. Yet it was just one of the colors used by the Suffrage Movement. Following a 1908 rally in London’s Hyde Park that attracted over 300,000 protesters wearing white, the visual impact of having a dress code became…

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