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Lunchtime Series: The Shoulders We Stand On, Activist Mary Church Terrell

Event Type: Adults
Date: 6/9/2021
Start Time: 1:00 PM
End Time: 2:00 PM
Description:
 [Online] Learn about the work and life of suffragist and civil rights activist Mary Church Terrell, whose pioneering work a century ago paved the way for the Black Lives Matter movement, the 2017 Womenís March, and the vice presidency of Kamala Harris. A tireless advocate for democracy and racial equality, Terrellís battles and successes, including before the U.S. Supreme Court, provided a foundation for Black womenís ongoing struggle against the dual plagues of sexism and racism.

Donít miss this compelling discussion presented by history professor Mona Siegel of California State University-Sacramento. A Chicago native, Dr. Siegel has written extensively on womenís history. Her newest book is Peace on Our Terms: The Global Battle for Women's Rights After the First World War.

This program uses free Zoom conferencing. After registration, you will receive an email explaining how to join the event using your computer, laptop, tablet, or smartphone. You may also listen in, no video required, from your cell phone or landline.

Closed-captioning available.

Register on Zoom

On the Vernon Library app: TAP HERE to register for this program.

A recording of this program will be available on YouTube.
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   Vernon Area Public Library
Location: Internet
Contact: Adult Desk
Contact Number: 224-543-1485
Presenter: Dr. Mona Siegel