Notable African American Women In History

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Rochester Hills Public Library
Multipurpose Room

Event Details

n honor of Women’s History Month, join Veta S. Tucker, Underground Railroad Historian, African American Literature Scholar and retired university professor, as she delivers an engaging multimedia presentation about some of America's most productive and influential African American women of the past 200 years. You’ll learn about Mary Ann Shadd Cary, a 19th century abolitionist and journalist; Pauli Murray, one of the founders of NOW; Osceola McCarty, washerwoman and philanthropist, and many others. Ms. Tucker is the author of A Twenty-first Century History of the 1847 Kentucky Raid in Cass County, Michigan and co-editor with Karolyn Smardz Frost of A Fluid Frontier: Freedom, Slavery and the Underground Railroad in the Detroit River Borderland 1800-1860.
Event Type(s): Adult
Age Group(s): All Ages
Presenter: Veta Tucker

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