African American Champions of Women's Suffrage and Voter Education

Linda H. Collins, professor of History, will cover the struggle African American women faced during the suffrage movement. Key figures discussed: Harriet Tubman (Abolitionist and Suffragist); Sojourner Truth (Abolitionist and Suffragist); Ida B. Wells-Barnett (Suffragist and Voter Educator); Mary McLeod Bethune (New Dealer and Voter Educator); Shirley Chisholm and Barbara Jordan (Congresswomen); Stacey Abrams (Georgia Politician and Voter Registration Educator). Light refreshments provided.

The League of Women Voters will be on-site for voter registration before and after this event.

Wednesday, March 11 at 11:00am to 12:00pm

Florissant Valley – Library, 3rd floor
3400 Pershall Rd., Ferguson, MO

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