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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/
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