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Frances Ellen Watkins Harper: First African American Woman to Publish a Short Story

Posted By eBrandMe 811 days ago on Personal - Frances Ellen Watkins was an African American lecturer, poet, abolitionist, suffragist, and reformer born September 24, 1825 in Baltimore, Maryland. She emphasized that Black women were facing the double burden of racism and sexism at the same time, therefore the fight for women’s suffrage must include suffrage for African Americans.More

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