Belva Lockwood runs for president, earning over 4,000 votes.
The National American Woman Suffrage Association (NAWSA) under the leadership of Elizabeth Cady Stanton is formed through a merger of the NWSA and the AWSA. (One Hundred Years Toward Suffrage: An Overview)
A nationwide anti-lynching campaign after the murder of three black businessmen in Memphis, Tennessee is launched by Ida B. Wells-Barnett.
(Regional Realism. Authors: Charles W. Chesnutt (1858-1932) )