Inez Milholland is listed 3rd as candidate for a statue in New York Times article!

New York City officials are acutely aware of few women statues in the city. On July 27, 2017 the New York Times published a list of ten women deserving of statues being erected in the future. The choice of Milholland testifies to her deep New York City connections and her role of suffrage martyr in US history. To date, no statue exists of Milholland in the United States. The NY Times writer described Milholland’s life as “cinamatic.”

As the US has a suffrage martyr in Inez Milholland, the controversy about English activist and suffrage martyr Emily Wilding Davison’s death in 1913 continues. Did Emily Davison intend to die in the cause of winning votes for women in England? The July publication of the book, Emily Wilding Davison: The Martyr Suffragette by Lucy Fisher is yet another book on the subject of the extent of Davison’s sacrifice. Lucy Fisher is a reporter for the London Times. 51TRI71IxlL._SX310_BO1,204,203,200_

Leave a Comment

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s