Mary Ann Shadd Cary: Black Women and the Early Suffrage Movement

Wood Library
134 N. Main St.
Canandaigua, NY 14424
Date(s): September 26, 2020
Time: 2:00 PM
Price: Free
Email: info@farmingtonmeetinghouse.org
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Jane Rhodes is the author of “Mary Ann Shadd Cary: The Black Press and Protest in the 19th Century”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.

Mary Ann Shadd Cary: Black Women and the Early Suffrage Movement