Susie Cayton was also Associate Editor of The Seattle Republican which served Seattle's African American community from 1894 to 1913. Her husband Horace Cayton was
African-Americans in Seattle began protesting
discriminatory employment, housing, and other practices at the
turn of the century. Women were active from the very
beginning in church groups, social uplift organizations, and other
Cayton helped start the Seattle chapter of the NAACP (National Association
for the Advancement of Colored People) in 1913.