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Black Suffragists: Women Leading the Way
February 12 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM EST
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.