I came across this recently and it reminded me of how much the Democratic Party owes to Democratic Women and how much American needs their leadership to "get it right side up again."
Onondaga County Democratic Committee
Sojourner Truth (1797-1883): Ain't I A Woman?
Women's Convention, Akron, Ohio
Well, children, where there is so much racket there must be something out of kilter. I think that 'twixt the negroes of the South and the women at the North, all talking about rights, the white men will be in a fix pretty soon. But what's all this here talking about?
That man over there says that women need to be helped into carriages, a...
During the Great Depression he was born into abject poverty and resided in orphanages and foster homes. He served our country in World War II, and for many years worked one back-breaking job after another. At age 40, he began what became an illustrious career in law enforcement.
He believed in the power of government to promote widespread prosperity and to protect the rights of citizens. He believed in America. And he believed that the interests of the vast majority of Americans were best represented by the Democratic party.
My father never forgot where he came from. He never wavered in his devotion to our party's principles or in his belief in what he called...