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African Americans and the Vote Lecture and Workshop “Black Suffragists: Pre-Civil War through the 19th Amendment” & “2020 Voter Participation Update”

September 15, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm UTC-5

This event is free and open to the public. Check our website for registration information: http://chsasalh.com/2020/08/30/september-2020-program/

Black Suffragists Lecture 7-8 pm- Gwendolyn Harris, PhD
One hundred years after the ratification of the 19th Amendment this study reviews Black Women’s suffrage from the Pre-Civil War period through the ratification. Focus is placed on the participation and marginalization of Black Women in the larger suffrage movement. The work of two noted suffragists, Ida B Wells-Barnett and Mary Church Terrell is highlighted.

Voter Participation Workshop 8-9 pm- Paula Orr, MD
The Links COVID-19 Civic Participation Task Force will provide information on the process of voting in the November 3, 2020 election as impacted by the pandemic. The task force toolkit will be discussed


September 15, 2020
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm UTC-5
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