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Notable African American Women In History

Event Type: Adult
Age Group(s): All Ages
Date: 3/28/2013
Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Time: 8:30 PM
Description:
 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.
Library: Rochester Hills Public Library
Location: Multipurpose Room
Registration Ends: 3/28/2013 at 5:00 PM
Presenter: Veta Tucker
Status: Closed
Please Note
  • Attendee must be a resident of Rochester/Rochester Hills/Oakland Township

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