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African American Women in the Suffrage Movement and the Battle for the Vote

  • William G. McGowan Theater 701 Constitution Avenue Northwest Washington, DC, 20408 United States (map)

What role did African American women play in the suffrage movement, and what were the barriers they faced? Join us for a panel discussion as we discuss their stories, challenges, achievements, and what they confronted in the battle for the vote. Moderated by Scott Abbott, Social Studies Director, District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS), panelists include A’Lelia Bundles, author of On Her Own Ground: The Life and Times of Madam C. J. WalkerShirley Moody-Turner, Professor of African American Studies, Pennsylvania State University, and others.

Presented in celebration of the exhibition at the National Archives, Rightfully Hers. 

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Earlier Event: August 25
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Later Event: September 18
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