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African American Suffragettes and Black Women Voters: Making Herstory with Professor Gloria Browne-Marshall
September 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Ridgefield Library, 472 Main Street
This live Zoom webinar will reveal the stories of Black women who battled against laws and a society prejudiced against their race and gender, overcoming these seemingly impossible odds they rose from Black Suffragettes to present-day positions of political power. A civil rights attorney who litigated cases for Southern Poverty Law Center in Alabama, Community Legal Services in Philadelphia, and the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, Inc., Dr. Browne-Marshall is a professor of constitutional law at John Jay College of Criminal Justice and has spoken on issues of law and justice in Ghana, Rwanda, England, Wales, Canada, South Africa, and before the United Nations in Geneva.