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Martha Jones on Black Women in the Fight for Voting Rights
February 21 at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm CST
On Monday, February 21, 2022, historian Martha S. Jones will speak about the role of Black women in the long and ongoing fight for voting rights.
Thanks to a donation from the publisher, our Zinn Education Project will raffle 20 copies of the new paperback edition of Jones’ book Vanguard: How Black Women Broke Barriers, Won the Vote, and Insisted on Equality for All to teachers who attend the event.
Martha S. Jones is the Society of Black Alumni Presidential Professor and professor of history at The Johns Hopkins University. Her books include Vanguard: How Black Women Broke Barriers, Won the Vote, and Insisted on Equality for All and Birthright Citizens: A History of Race and Rights in Antebellum America.