The 1816 Farmington Meetinghouse in Farmington, NY will host “Rematriation: Returning the Sacred to the Mother,” a program set for Saturday, November 13th, at the Seneca Art & Culture Center Auditorium in Victor, Ontario County, NY. [Read more…] about Rematriation: Returning the Sacred to the Mother
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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. She was also both a friend and foe of Frederick Douglass.
Jane Rhodes, the author of Mary Ann Shadd Cary: The Black Press and Protest in the 19th Century (Indiana Univ. Press, 1999) and professor and chair of the African American Studies Department at the University of Illinois in Chicago, will present “Mary Ann Shadd Cary: Black Women and the Early Suffrage Movement,”on October 23rd.
The 1816 Farmington Meetinghouse in Farmington will host “Frances Ellen Watkins Harper: Poet, Activist, Reformer,” a program set for Sunday, September 26th, at Sonnenberg Gardens in Canandaigua, Ontario County, NY. [Read more…] about Frances Ellen Watkins Harper: Poet, Activist, Reformer
The 1816 Farmington Meetinghouse will present “Hester Jeffrey: Temperance; Suffrage; Political Action,” a program set for Saturday, September 11th, at the Granger Homestead in Canandaigua, Ontario County, NY.
Jeffrey, a suffragist and political activist, organized the Woman’s Christian Temperance Union (WCTU) in Rochester, the National Assn. of Colored Women’s Clubs, and was a friend and eulogist of Susan B. Anthony. [Read more…] about Hester Jeffrey: Temperance; Suffrage; Political Action
The 1816 Farmington Meetinghouse will continue their “Struggle for Women’s Suffrage: Politics and Race” series with “The Famous Friendship of Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass” on Sunday, August 22nd in Canandaigua, Ontario County, NY. [Read more…] about Susan B. Anthony & Frederick Douglass’ Notable Friendship Presentation
Fannie Lou Hamer was a giant in the continuing struggle for voting rights. She was a sharecropper in Mississippi in the segregated South. Voting was just one of the rights denied to Black people. [Read more…] about Fannie Lou Hamer Event in Canandaigua July 31st