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More than 1,300 suffragettes were arrested between 1906 and 1914, with many women being jailed for violence.
Another key moment in the suffragette movement came when Emily Wilding Davison fatally stepped out in front of the King’s horse at the Epsom Derby in 1913.
And her look was all-white, a possible nod to the female Democrats who chose to wear white to the President's joint session last year to reference the suffragette movement in support of women's rights.
The Oregonian/OregonLive When President Trump took the podium to address a joint session of Congress last February, scores of Democratic congresswomen wore white to the speech to symbolize the signature color worn by the suffragettes.
When Trump delivered his first speech to a joint session of Congress in February 2017, many Democratic women wore white, a color borrowed from the early 1900s when suffragettes wore white.
The idea, which was developed by Roc Nation senior VP Meg Harkins and Karen Rait, rhythmic promotion at Interscope/Geffen/A&M Records, has its roots in the suffragette movement.
At last year’s State of the Union, Democratic women wore all white to honor the suffragette movement and pledged to fight for issues affecting women.
Last year, all members agreed to wear white — a nod to the suffragettes — during Trump’s first address to a joint session of Congress.
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