Marguerite Kearns is a freelance writer and former reporter and newspaper editor. She is the granddaughter of Edna Kearns (1882-1934) and Wilmer Kearns (1882-1972), activists in the early women’s rights movement in the US.

When young, her grandfather Wilmer told her voting rights stories and what it was like to be on the front lines. Her mother Wilma (1920-1997) filled in the rest.

Suffrage Wagon News Channel has been publishing since 2009.

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GOOD NEWS: The “Spirit of 1776” suffrage wagon used by Edna Buckman Kearns will be on exhibit at the New York State Museum in Albany, NY during 2020, the national suffrage centennial, when US women will have been voting for 100 years. Marguerite supports August 26th (Women’s Equality Day) becoming a national holiday. She blogs on issues, trends, events, and celebrations:

Above: Award-winning music video honoring “Spirit of 1776” suffrage campaign wagon used by Edna Kearns in New York City and on Long Island for votes for women organizing, 1913. Composer/Producer: Eighty Bug

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"Verily, I am embarked in a very unpopular cause and must be content to row upstream." Susan B. Anthony

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