Camelot Ghana Limited (CMLT.gh) 2012 Abridged Report

first_imgCamelot Ghana Limited (CMLT.gh) listed on the Ghana Stock Exchange under the Paper & Packaging sector has released it’s 2012 abridged results.For more information about Camelot Ghana Limited (CMLT.gh) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Camelot Ghana Limited (CMLT.gh) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Camelot Ghana Limited (CMLT.gh)  2012 abridged results.Company ProfileCamelot Ghana Limited is a security printing company involved in the design, processing, printing and finishing of security print orders, business forms and documents and identity products. The company provides a service to governmental departments, financial institutions and multi-national organisations. Security stationary issued by Camelot Ghana Limited ranges from cheque books and banker’s drafts to share certificates, dividend warrants and lottery tickets. The company produces continuous and cut sheet stationary for insurance company forms, optical character recognition (OCR) forms, pre-prints for laser printers, listing paper and airline boarding passes. Company printing solutions range from magstripe encoded cards to UV cured cards, access control cards and ID cards. Government printing solutions for range from council tax forms to utility billing cards, electoral ballot papers and revenue collection tickets. Subsidiaries of Camelot Ghana Limit offer services ranging from holograms, holosealing, embossed hotfoiling to watermarked cheque paper, chemically-sensitive security paper, solvent sensitive inks, tri-thermochromic inks and microtext printing. Camelot Ghana Limited services governments and institutions in Togo, Burkina Faso, Liberia, Benin, Côte d ´Ivoire, Ethiopia, Sierra Leone and Nigeria. The company headquarters are in Accra, Ghana. Camelot Ghana Limited is listed on the Ghana Stock Exchangelast_img read more

When Is The Women’s Rugby World Cup?

first_imgWhat you need to know about the 2021 tournament in New Zealand Who Will Host The 2023 Rugby World Cup? Who Will Host The 2023 Rugby World Cup? LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALS Collapse Rugby World Cup Fixtures The 2023 Rugby World… Held in Japan for the first time, make… 2002 New Zealand 19-9 England (hosts Spain)2006 New Zealand 25-17 England (hosts Canada)2010 New Zealand 13-10 England (hosts England)2014 England 21-9 Canada (hosts France)2017 New Zealand 41-32 England (hosts Ireland)After the 2014 tournament in France, World Rugby announced that the next global showpiece would be in 2017 and subsequently run every four years so that there is either a Men’s or Women’s World Cup every other year.Chasing a place: Ireland and Scotland will play in a European qualifying tournament in 2020 (Getty Images)Seven countries automatically qualified for WRWC 2021 from their performances at the last tournament – New Zealand, England, France, USA, Canada, Australia and Wales.The other qualifiers will come from: Expand Africa – the winners of the 2019 Rugby Africa Women’s Cup.Asia – the winners of the 2020 Asia Women’s Championship.Europe – the winners of a qualification tournament in September 2020 involving Ireland, Italy, Scotland and the 2020 Rugby Europe Women’s Championship champions.Oceania – the winners of the 2019 Oceania Women’s Championship.The final place will be decided by a repechage tournament in late 2020. The runners-up from the Asia, Europe and Oceania events will play in the repechage. The fourth team involved will be the winner of a play-off between the winners of the South America qualification tournament and the runners-up from the Africa Women’s Cup. 2019 Rugby World Cup TV Coverage Announced in 2017, we take a look at… Rugby World Cup Fixtures 2023 When Is The Women’s Rugby World Cup?The next Women’s Rugby World Cup will take place in New Zealand in July and August 2021.New Zealand beat Australia in the race to be awarded hosting rights for the next global tournament and it will be the first Women’s World Cup to be staged in the southern hemisphere.The Black Ferns will defend their current title on home soil in 2021, with matches to be played in four venues across the North Island – Waitakere Stadium (Auckland, 5,000 capacity), Northland Events Centre (Whangarei, 20,000 capacity), Albany Stadium (North Harbour, 25,000 capacity) and Eden Park (Auckland, 50,000 capacity).Tournament venue: The All Blacks during a training session at Waitakere Stadium (Getty Images)The 2021 tournament has been extended to run over 35 days rather than 23 as World Rugby have introduced quarter-finals and longer rest periods between matches to benefit player welfare.The Black Ferns have won five of the nine Women’s World Cups that have taken place to date, the most recent with a 41-32 victory against England in the 2017 final in Belfast.The USA won the inaugural tournament in 1991 while England have been crowned world champions twice, in 1994 and 2014.WOMEN’S WORLD CUP FINALS1991 USA 19-6 England (hosts Wales)1994 England 38-23 USA (hosts Scotland)1998 New Zealand 44-12 USA (hosts Netherlands) 2019 Rugby World Cup TV Coverage Expand The champions: New Zealand celebrate winning the 2017 Women’s World Cup (Getty Images) Rugby World Cup Fixtures 2023 Follow Rugby World in Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.last_img read more

Egyptian regime takes over four independent media

first_img A DNE front page from 2014 featuring an interview with the current Egyptian president EgyptMiddle East – North Africa Condemning abusesOnline freedomsMedia independence Judicial harassmentEconomic pressure Detained woman journalist pressured by interrogator, harassed by prison staff Receive email alerts September 13, 2017 Egyptian regime takes over four independent media News Follow the news on Egypt Organisation News News News EgyptMiddle East – North Africa Condemning abusesOnline freedomsMedia independence Judicial harassmentEconomic pressure center_img to go further February 6, 2021 Find out more Less press freedom than ever in Egypt, 10 years after revolution RSF_en Al Jazeera journalist Mahmoud Hussein back home after four years in prison The two newspapers, Daily News Egypt (DNE) and Borsa, and the two websites, Masr al Arabiya and Bawabat al Qahira (Cairo Portal), are the targets of a three-stage nationalization that began in mid-August. In the first stage, the targets are added to a list of persons or entities suspected of supporting or belonging to the Muslim Brotherhood (now treated as a terrorist organization). On the basis of the blacklisting, the banks then freeze their assets, which starves them of funds and prevents them from continuing to operate. In the final stage, the targeted media outlet is placed under the administrative control of the state-owned newspaper Akhbar al Youm, which relaunches it. The freezing of the accounts of individuals or companies placed on the government blacklist takes place without reference to any court. It is conducted in a purely administrative fashion by the committee in charge of seizing and managing the assets of those accused of Muslim Brotherhood links. This committee has seized the assets of thousands of persons without any prior judicial investigation or decision. “Unconstitutionally freezing the accounts of media owners or the media themselves and putting a governmental media outlet in charge of running them is tantamount to forced nationalization and clearly endangers their editorial independence,” RSF said. Nationalization by proxyThis procedure constitutes “nationalization by proxy,” said Khaled el Balshy, the editor of the opposition website Al Bedaiah and fonder of the Freedoms Committee, which defends journalists’’ rights. “Some of these media, such as DNE and Borsa, recently rejected takeover bids,” he said. “Now they are being controlled in another way.” Before this roundabout nationalization of four of the remaining independent media outlets, businessmen linked to President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi’s government and the intelligence services embarked on a campaign of media acquisitions that indirectly allowed the regime to tighten its grip on the media.“Daily News Egypt is an example of how the public sphere keeps on gradually being closed in Egypt,” said Amira el Fekki, one of this English-language daily’s editors. “Like others, it was wrongfully classified as an organization with a political bias towards a certain group, an accusation randomly used to create hostility towards independent media.”Historically, DNE adopted a neutral stance towards the government, while opening its pages to investigative reporting, including coverage of extra-judicial executions. DNE and Borsa are owned by Business News, a company whose leading shareholder, Mostafa Sakr, suddenly found his name on the list of those whose accounts were to be frozen in December 2016. The following month, DNE stopped putting in context the interior ministry’s positions on combatting terrorism. The frequency of its interviews with government opponents also fell sharply. This new prudence did not however suffice to prevent the websites of DNE and Borsa from being blocked as part of an online censorship campaign. Access to more than 400 sites is now blocked, including RSF’s site. Baseless accusations of support for the Muslim Brotherhood are used as partial grounds for blocking media websites, said Adel Sabry, the editor of the blocked website Masr al Arabiya, one of the four media outlets that are about to be taken under Akhbar el Youm’s wing. Egypt is ranked 161st out of 180 countries in RSF’s 2017 World Press Freedom Index. February 1, 2021 Find out more ​ Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is alarmed by the roundabout nationalization of four independent media outlets – two daily newspapers and two websites – that is currently under way in Egypt. It is the government’s new method for seizing control of media with supposed links to the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood. Help by sharing this information January 22, 2021 Find out morelast_img read more

Photographer temporarily spared deportation from East Jerusalem

first_img May 14, 2019 Photographer temporarily spared deportation from East Jerusalem June 9, 2021 Find out more WhatsApp blocks accounts of at least seven Gaza Strip journalists RSF joins Middle East and North Africa coalition to combat digital surveillance Israel is ranked 88th out of 180 countries in RSF’s 2019 World Press Freedom Index. to go further Reports Organisation Kharouf grew up in East Jerusalem and has worked there as a photographer for the Turkish news agency Anadolu for years, but the Israeli authorities are now trying to deport him on the grounds that he lacks residency papers. Kharouf’s deportation was frozen at the last moment as a result of the request for a stay that his lawyer, Adi Lustigman, had submitted to the Israeli supreme court the previous day. A final decision on his deportation is now postponed until the same day as a decision on his release request, which is pending before an Israeli appeal court. He was arrested on 21 January, the same day that he was notified that his latest application for legal recognition of his status as a resident had been denied. During a hearing in February, the Israeli police accused him of having preferential contacts with Hamas, which he denied. PalestineIsraelMiddle East – North Africa Condemning abuses Armed conflictsImprisoned Reporters Without Borders (RSF) reiterates its call for the release of Mustafa Al-Kharouf, a stateless Palestinian photographer held by the Israeli authorities since January, and for the withdrawal of all proceedings against him, after he narrowly avoided deportation to Jordan on 6 May. Follow the news on Middle East – North Africa Help by sharing this information Receive email alerts RSF_en June 3, 2021 Find out more Iran: Press freedom violations recounted in real time January 2020 News PalestineIsraelMiddle East – North Africa Condemning abuses Armed conflictsImprisoned News “We call for nothing less than Mustafa Al-Kharouf’s release and the complete withdrawal of deportation proceedings against him,” RSF’s Middle East desk said. “The Israeli justice system must stop blocking recognition of his status as a resident and must not treat his photos as a sign of bias in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.” June 8, 2021 Find out more Newslast_img read more

Djibouti arrests reporter on World Press Freedom Day

first_img Help by sharing this information Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls for the immediate release of Charmarke Saïd Darar, a correspondent for the only Djiboutian-run media outlet providing his country with freely and independently reported news coverage, who was arrested on 3 May, World Press Freedom Day. AfricaDjibouti Condemning abusesProtecting journalistsMedia independence Imprisoned July 17, 2020 Find out more Organisation to go further May 6, 2020 Djibouti arrests reporter on World Press Freedom Day While the rest of the world celebrated freedom of the press and while neighbouring Somalia’s president announced that press offences will be decriminalized there, the government headed by President Ismaïl Omar Guelleh continued to persecute independent reporting in Djibouti. A reporter for La Voix de Djibouti (LVD), a web TV and radio station broadcasting to Djibouti from Belgium, Charmarke Saïd Darar was arrested at 10:45 p.m. on 3 May while covering a fire in a low-income district of the capital, Djibouti City. As RSF reported at the time, another of La Voix de Djibouti’s correspondents, Osman Yonis Borogeh, was arrested twice last October, when he was badly beaten by police and was questioned about his links with the MRD, Djibouti’s main opposition party, and about the identity of La Voix de Djibouti’s other correspondents. Facebook August 4, 2020 Find out more “We firmly condemn this arbitrary arrest, the latest example of a predatory system that leaves no room for information,” said Arnaud Froger, the head of RSF’s Africa desk. “Djibouti has been hit harder by the coronavirus than most African countries, so continuing to persecute reporters trying to cover the news in conditions that are increasingly difficult because of the health crisis violates not only the freedom to inform but also the basic rights of access to information and health. This journalist must be freed at once.” Receive email alerts News RSF_en center_img La Voix de Djibouti and its reporters are often targeted by the Djiboutian authorities. As access to its website, Lavoixdedjibouti.info, has been repeatedly blocked within Djibouti, RSF recently added it to the list of “Operation Collateral Freedom” sites that it “unblocks” by creating mirrors of the sites in locations that make them hard to block. Djibouti: Detained reporter’s home searched, Facebook account hacked Djibouti is ranked 176th out of 180 countries in RSF’s 2020 World Press Freedom Index, three places lower than in 2019. News AfricaDjibouti Condemning abusesProtecting journalistsMedia independence Imprisoned La Voix de Djibouti is not run by “opposition illiterates,” RSF says December 9, 2020 Find out more La Voix de Djibouti’s correspondents often work anonymously and clandestinely to avoid the reprisals to which journalists not working for the state media are exposed. Journalists working for Djibouti’s state media are restricted to providing state propaganda. News Another Voix de Djibouti reporter arrested in Djibouti City Follow the news on Djibouti News According to the information obtained by RSF, he is being held at Hodan police station in the western suburb of Balbala. He is in a small cell with other detainees and has no protection against infection although, relative to the size of its population, Djibouti has been hit harder by Covid-19 than most other African countries, with more than 1,000 cases and two dead. He has not had access to a lawyer or doctor, and the police have taken his phone and are currently scrutinizing its contents.last_img read more

Property Management: Adapting to Change

first_img The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Related Articles Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Home / Daily Dose / Property Management: Adapting to Change in Daily Dose, Featured, Headlines, Market Studies, News Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Share Save The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Property Management: Adapting to Change November 22, 2017 1,794 Views About Author: Nicole Casperson Subscribecenter_img  Print This Post Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Nicole Casperson is the Associate Editor of DS News and MReport. She graduated from Texas Tech University where she received her M.A. in Mass Communications and her B.A. in Journalism. Casperson previously worked as a graduate teaching instructor at Texas Tech’s College of Media and Communications. Her thesis will be published by the International Communication Association this fall. To contact Casperson, e-mail: [email protected] DS News talks with Joe Iafigliola, VP of Vendor Management at Safeguard Properties to discuss the obstacles associated with property management. What can mortgage professionals do to adapt? Iafigliola shares his thoughts and expertise. The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Sign up for DS News Daily Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Tagged with: HOUSING joe iafigliola mortgage Property Management Safeguard Properties Previous: Black Friday Isn’t the Time to Go House Shopping Next: Next Post Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago HOUSING joe iafigliola mortgage Property Management Safeguard Properties 2017-11-22 Nicole Caspersonlast_img read more

New approach to selling prestigious homes

first_imgLeft: Dominic Murphy Two of the Midlands’ fastest-growing agencies DM & Co Homes and marketing agency Ralph Media Group have joined forces to launch DM & Co Premium.Their first pre-completion campaign is a development of three executive five bedroomed detached homes in a gated development in Lapworth, working with the developer, Holdsworth Homes, scheduled for completion at the end of 2019, priced from £1.15 – £1.45 million. Dominic Murphy, Founder and Managing Director of DM & Co, said, “We launched DM & Co Premium to fill a gap in the market in the premium suburbs of Solihull and Warwickshire.“We teamed up with James Dodd, Founder and Managing Director of Ralph Media Group to offer a very special package designed to give these desirable homes the special attention they deserve.”Ralph Media Group, a full service marketing agency in Birmingham, specialises in property and construction.James said, “By targeting those in the market for the very best homes with a bespoke marketing programme, we focus on the attributes of each home.”The Premium service is free for properties over £800,000 and can also be configured for a fee of £1,000 plus VAT to help drive a successful, effortless sale at maximum value.Lapworth Dominic Murphy James Dodd prestigious homes DM & Co Premium Ralph Media Group DM & Co Homes June 25, 2019The NegotiatorWhat’s your opinion? Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.Please note: This is a site for professional discussion. Comments will carry your full name and company.This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.Related articles BREAKING: Evictions paperwork must now include ‘breathing space’ scheme details30th April 2021 City dwellers most satisfied with where they live30th April 2021 Hong Kong remains most expensive city to rent with London in 4th place30th April 2021 Home » News » Agencies & People » New approach to selling prestigious homes previous nextAgencies & PeopleNew approach to selling prestigious homesThe Negotiator25th June 20190507 Viewslast_img read more

St. Vincent Evansville Birth Announcements for September 9, 2019

first_img Kathleen and Jackie Purkiser, Princeton, IN, Daughter, Danielle Jane, September 3Paige and Dylan Ritter, Evansville, Daughter, Vada Christeen, September 3Jennifer and Ryan Hemenway, Evansville, Son, Jeremiah Lee, September 3Ashley and Brandon Schalasky, Evansville, Daughter, Willow Jo, September 3Briana and Dalton Dellinger, Oakland City, IN, Son, John Daxon, September 3Briana Hensley and Caleb Heims, Haubstadt, IN, Daughter, Summer Isabelle, September 4Briana Hensley and Caleb Heims, Haubstadt, IN, Daughter, Autumn Cathlean, September 4Olivia and Daniel Robbins, Princeton, IN, Daughter, Abigail Dawn-Ann Marlene, September 4Maggie and Alan Garner, Henderson, KY, Son, Theo McConnell, September 4Amber and Joseph Coyle, Lewisport, KY, Daughter, Kenzleigh Jayde-Renae, September 4Starla Roach and Rashad Bentley, Evansville, Son, Kannon Asahd, September 5Kalynn and Dylan Cleveland, Newburgh, Daughter, Lily Jean Marie, September 5Quianna Brown, Evansville, Daughter, Mauraj EnVayy, September 5Emily and Claude Miller Jr., Chandler, IN, Daughter, Paisley Lynn, September 5Katie and Harold Graff, Wadesville, IN, Daughter, Bailee Jean, September 6 FacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmailSharelast_img read more

Berkman Center releases report on teens, parents, and online privacy

first_imgA new report produced by Harvard’s Berkman Center for Internet & Society and its Youth and Media Project in conjunction with Pew Research Center’s Internet and America Life Project explores issues surrounding parents, teens, and online privacy in an increasingly digital world.The report, “Parents, Teens and Online Privacy,” found that the majority of parents of online teens (81 percent), are concerned about how much information advertisers can learn about their child’s online behavior. Seventy-two percent of parents surveyed are concerned about how their child interacts online with people they do not know, and 69 percent are concerned about how their child’s online activity might affect their future academic or employment opportunities.“There is a growing policy discussion about how government should act in an environment where personal information—about both children and adults—is widely collected, analyzed and shared as a new form of currency in the digital economy,” said Mary Madden, research associate for the project and a co-author of the report.The data are based on a nationally representative phone survey of 802 parents and their 802 teens ages 12-17, conducted between July 26 and September 30, 2012. Interviews were conducted in English and Spanish and on landline and cell phones. The margin of error for the full sample is ± 4.5 percentage points.last_img read more

Recalling another strange, historic election

first_img Seminar looks at expected wave of 18- to 29-year-olds and their policy priorities Defining a centennial How white evangelicals tour the nation’s capital and redeem a Christian America Will young voters decide the election? Panel discusses what happened in the years before Black women actually got the vote This year’s riven, pandemic-complicated election has been unusual on many fronts and undeniably historic, marking the first time a woman of color has been nominated for vice president by a major political party. But there have been other surprising contests in the nation’s history.American saw its first woman presidential nominee and its first Black vice presidential pick in 1872, just seven years after the end of the Civil War. All of it was owing in large part to the women’s suffrage movement and radical feminist Victoria Woodhull, who ran for president against the incumbent, Ulysses S. Grant, as the nominee of the Equal Rights Party and chose (without his knowledge or consent) abolitionist Frederick Douglass as her running mate. For Woodhull, a polarizing political activist who was considered an eccentric by many, it would be the latest of many firsts — a self-declared clairvoyant, she had already been the first woman in the country to own a brokerage firm and to start a weekly newspaper.“She was a fascinating celebrity and well-known character,” said Susan Ware, an independent scholar who is helping curate an upcoming exhibit at Radcliffe’s Schlesinger Library on women and office-holding in the U.S. “I’m sure that women as well as men were following her career with interest and excitement and sometimes horror, but she definitely was very good at getting her name out there.”It was Woodhull’s support of “free love” — the idea that women and men should be able to freely choose their sexual partners without interference from the state — that many found most controversial. But those beliefs were in keeping with her support for women’s rights more broadly, and her run for the presidency was more than a publicity stunt, said Ware.“I’m sure that women as well as men were following [Victoria Woodhull’s] career with interest and excitement and sometimes horror,” said Susan Ware. Photo by Tony RinaldoWoodhull’s candidacy was designed to highlight the argument made by suffragists that women already had the right to cast a ballot thanks to the recent passage of the 14th and 15th Amendments to the U.S. Constitution, which affirmed that everyone born in the country was a citizen and that no citizen should be denied the right to vote. But government authorities rarely agreed with that interpretation. After Susan B. Anthony cast a vote in Rochester, N.Y., for Grant that November, she was arrested, tried, found guilty, and issued a fine that she refused to pay. (Earlier this year President Trump pardoned Anthony, a move that angered many women who argued that the famous social reformer would have wanted her conviction to stand as a symbol of women’s rights.)Anthony’s effort was “part of a larger strategy of the suffrage movement to basically say, ‘Women already have the right to vote. We just need to seize it,’” said Ware. “Woodhull is part of that … and what better way to make that point than to run for president?” (In a twist that seems oddly predictable, Woodhull wasn’t able to vote for herself on Election Day, having been jailed for publishing obscene material in her newspaper: a feature on the adulterous affair of influential clergyman, social reformer, and Congregational minister Henry Ward Beecher.)But while Woodhull was clear about her presidential intentions, she never informed her running mate, Douglass, who never even acknowledged he had been nominated. Many have speculated that Douglass didn’t want to recognize the nomination for fear of being associated with Woodhull, who was seen as “a loose cannon and controversial even among radical feminists and abolitionists,” said Harvard historian John Stauffer.“For Douglass, so much was about the specific context. ‘What can I accomplish?’ He was a prudent revolutionary. If he decided to do something, he always analyzed what potential progress” could be made, said Stauffer, Harvard professor of English and African and African American studies and author of two books on Douglass. “That’s probably the best way to describe his refusal to attend Woodhull’s convention or even respond, because the potential good or progress he could gain from acknowledging and participating in this vice presidential [bid] is basically nil, and possibly it might have had negative effects.”“Douglass’ influence, and frankly, his brilliance is that he understood the difference between being a radical activist and being a politician with access to the seats of power,” said John Stauffer. Kris Snibbe/Harvard file photoWhile Douglass may have harbored higher political aspirations, he never officially held an elected office, though he would go on to became federal marshal for the District of Columbia, recorder of deeds, and minister resident and consul general to the Republic of Haiti, as well as an influential presidential adviser.“Douglass’ influence, and frankly, his brilliance is that he understood the difference between being a radical activist and being a politician with access to the seats of power,” said Stauffer. “He advises every president from Lincoln until his death and 1895. So, he has access to these levers of power.”Douglass also likely didn’t recognize the vice presidential nomination in 1872 because he was already supporting a different presidential candidate, said Kenneth Mack, a historian and Lawrence D. Biele Professor of Law at Harvard Law School. A loyal Republican, Douglass had backed Grant’s run for a second term. During his first four years in the White House, Grant had proven himself a champion of the rights of freed African Americans, having supported several Civil Rights acts in 1870 and 1871, including one designed to the end Ku Klux Klan’s reign of terror against Black people in the former confederate states. “And President Grant had supported sending in the Union army to protect the lives and the votes of Black people in the south. So, for Douglass, there was no real choice other than to support Grant.”“President Grant had supported sending in the Union army to protect the lives and the votes of Black people in the south. So, for Douglass, there was no real choice other than to support Grant,” said Ken Mack. Lorin Granger/Harvard Law SchoolDouglass was a lifelong supporter of women’s suffrage despite splitting with activists in his support of the 15th Amendment, which gave Black men the vote but left women disenfranchised. “Thousands of Black people were being murdered across the South. And Douglass gave his famous speech saying, ‘This is a matter of life and death,’ and he really meant life and death,” said Mack.The rift highlights another driving force in the woman’s suffrage movement involving Black women whose efforts to help women secure the right to vote have long been overlooked. As a recent piece in the New York Times noted, Black women’s rights and access to power have continued to lag behind those of other groups.What would Douglass have thought of the country’s recent elections? “It’s impossible to translate from the 19th century to today … but certainly the principle that Douglass stood for, that the most vulnerable people in our society should have access to the ballot in order to protect their interests, that ballot access should be expanded rather than contracted, was his position all the way through. And he supported women’s suffrage because he thought that women needed the ability to look out for their own interests rather than to supposedly have men look out for them,” said Mack.He sees Woodhull as a 19th-century version of a “kind of radical libertarian reformer who believes that people deserve autonomy and the ability to look out for their own interests.”center_img Related Faith in the ballot In the end, Grant won a second term by a resounding margin, defeating Woodhull and the Democratic Party’s nominee, Horace Greeley, the famous newspaper editor and founder of the New York Tribune. Heartbroken, Greeley died later that month, before the Electoral College met to formally declare Grant the winner.Ultimately, it would take the ratification of the 19th Amendment in 1920 before women throughout the U.S. secured the right to vote, though it would take another 45 years before Black women were able to exercise that right. And it wasn’t until 2008 when Barack Obama became the first Black man elected to one of the nation’s two highest offices. Woodhull’s dream of a woman president, however, remains unfulfilled. The Daily Gazette Sign up for daily emails to get the latest Harvard news.last_img read more