Celebrating Black Female Freedom Fighters: Frances E.W. Harper

Frances Ellen Watkins Harper (1825-1911), "the mother of African-American journalism"  used her immense writing and oratorical skills to advocate for abolition, civil rights, women's rights and educational opportunities for all. She was the first Black American ever to publish a short story. Over the course of her activist life, she served as superintendent of the Colored Section of … Continue reading Celebrating Black Female Freedom Fighters: Frances E.W. Harper