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Addams is one of a number of people who sign a call for a conference to examine the situation of African-Americans since emancipation. Various versions of the call appeared in newspapers across the country.
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Addams explains the evils of unpaid prison labor. This is the fourth article of a monthly, year-long series on economic and social reform in America and a woman's role to affect change.
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Addams likens prison labor camps to slavery and discusses how unpaid prison labor impacts the families of the inmates.
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In the final installment of "Why Women Should Vote," Addams highlights why women need the ballot and argues that woman suffrage is centuries overdue and necessary for women to protect themselves.
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Addams and forty-five other women petition Wilson to halt the deportation of Emmeline Pankhurst.
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Addams invites Blaine to a meeting with Mary Ovington to help plan the conference for National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.
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Roosevelt compliments Addams' article in McClure's, which argues that woman's suffrage will lift up women from vice. But he also offers a caution that women's suffrage could fail to impart real change as suffrage failed to impart real change for African Americans in the South.
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Kellogg sends a list of authors and subjects for a book and includes Addams' article "Charity and Social Justice."
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