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Change for a $10

When Rolling Stone entered the debate about putting a woman on the $10 bill by offering a list of 10 worthy female candidates [1], number two on their roster was Inez Milholland [2] (Class of 1912). Milholland made an indelible impression leading the Woman Suffrage Parade of 1913 in Washington, DC. She wore a crown and a long white cape while riding a white horse down Pennsylvania Avenue. A legendary activist for numerous causes, Milholland died at age 30 after collapsing in the middle of a speech promoting women’s suffrage, and became a martyr of the movement. Her last public words, just before her collapse, were, “Mr. President, how long must women wait for liberty?”

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