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Rightfully Hers: American Women and the Vote, Virtual Series Session 5: “Vanguard: How Black Women Broke Barriers”

August 26 @ 5:00 pm


National Archives

In celebration of the 100th anniversary of women’s right to vote the National Archives Foundation has created the online initiative Rightfully Hers: American Women and the Vote. As a part of this series, the National Archives is offering six virtual sessions throughout the month of August highlighting historical moments from the women’s suffrage movement.

Join a book lecture with Dr. Martha S. Jones, Society of Black Alumni Presidential Scholar and Professor of History at Johns Hopkins University, as she discusses her forthcoming book, “Vanguard How Black Women Broke Barriers, Won the Vote, and Insisted on Equality for All.” The discussion will be moderated by A’Lelia Bundles, American journalist, news producer, author, and National Archives Foundation Board Member.