Sat, Oct 23|
Mary Ann Shadd Cary: Black Women and the Early Suffrage Movement
As always, our events are free of charge and do not require registration.
Time & Location
Oct 23, 2021, 2:00 PM
About the Event
Wood Library (co-sponsor)
This event will now be taking place online only.
Jane Rhodes is the author of “and professor and department head, African American Studies, University of Illinois, Chicago. Rhodes will speak on Shadd Cary, the first black woman in North America to edit and publish a newspaper, one of the first black female lawyers in the U.S. and an advocate for voting rights for women. Rhodes has called her both a friend and foe of Frederick Douglass.