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March 8, 2017 12:13 PM EST

Strikes take many forms, from the hunger strikes of suffragists like Alice Paul to specific industry strikes, like the one of black cotton pickers led by Fannie Lou Hamer in 1965. In honor of International Women’s Day and the Women’s Strike, here are six quotes from women who knew a thing or two about striking:

 

 

 

 

 

 

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