Alice Stone Blackwell was an American feminist, suffragist, journalist, radical socialist and human rights advocate. Alice was born on September 14, 1857, in Orange, New Jersey. She was the daughter of Lucy Stone and Henry B. Blackwell. She grew up in a family immersed in the fight for suffrage and human rights. When she was young, her family moved to Dorchester, Massachusetts. Her mother, Lucy Stone, was a prominent suffragist and abolitionist who played an influential role in Boston suffrage community. Her mother instilled within her the ideals of equality.