Sat, Sep 26 | Wood Library

Mary Ann Shadd Cary: Black women and the early suffrage movement

Registration is Closed
Mary Ann Shadd Cary: Black women and the early suffrage movement

Time & Location

Sep 26, 2020, 2:00 PM
Wood Library, 134 N Main St, Canandaigua, 14424

About the Event

Jane Rhodes, Professor and Department Head of African- American Studies, University of Illinois, Chicago, is a biographer of Shadd Cary. Rhodes will speak on Cary, the first black woman in North America to edit and publish a newspaper, and an advocate for voting rights for women. Rhodes has called her both a friend and foe of Frederick Douglass.

Wood Library Co-Sponsoring

Funded with support from NYS Women's Suffrage Commission