Thu, Sep 17|
African American Suffragettes and Black Women Voters: Making Herstor
Time & Location
Sep 17, 2020, 7:00 PM
About the event
Professor Browne-Marshall will reveal the important 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., Professor 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. She is a renowned author, playwright, essayist and TV legal commentator who covers the United States Supreme Court and major cases. To register to receive the Zoom link, visit https://ridgefieldlibrary.librarymarket.com/events/online-african-american-suffragettes-and-black-women-voters