Posts by Alison M. Parker
Mary Church Terrell: Black Suffragist and Civil Rights Activist

Born into slavery in Memphis, Tennessee during the Civil War, Mary Church Terrell became a civil rights activist and suffrage leader. Coming of age during and after Reconstruction, she understood through her own lived experiences that African-American women of all classes faced similar problems, and she worked tirelessly for racial justice and gender equality.

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Alison M. Parker