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Black Suffragists: Women Leading the Way

February 12 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM EST

Funded by Mass Humanities
Cost: Free

A panel discussion about the participation of Black Women in the Suffrage Movement: antecedents/awakenings, leading women, Black Women participation in the abolitionist movement and organizational building. Panel participants are: Marita Rivero, President and CEO of Museum of African American History; Charlene Greene, President of the Boston Section of the National Council of Negro Women (whose organization founder Mary McLeod Bethune, was a Suffragist); and Paula Austin, Assistant Professor African American Studies and History Boston University. Moderator: Courtney Henderson, Chair Brockton Area NAACP Women in NAACP Committee.

Details

Date:
February 12
Time:
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Cost:
Free

Organizers

Brockton Public Library
Brockton Area Branch NAACP

Other

Format
panel discussion
If yes, Grant ID #
025-20
Region
Southeast

Venue

Brockton Public Library
304 Main Street
Brockton, 02301
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Phone:
508-580-7890
Website:
http://www.brocktonpubliclibrary.org

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