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Living History: Black Women and the Suffragist Movement

Living History Days at N-YHS
Living History: Black Women and the Suffragist Movement
Saturday, February 29, 2020 | 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Free with Museum Admission
All ages

In the early 20th century, while women around the world were fighting for the right to vote, black women in the United States were also battling racial terrorism and discrimination. Join Historical Interpreters to learn about organizations like the National Association of Colored Women and leaders like Ida B. Wells, who organized and protested for the rights and freedom of black women in America.

A Historical Interpreter signs up junior suffragists

Creative: Tronvig Group