Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

African American Women and the Vote: A Centennial Review

March 6 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm


This Women’s History Month program examines the history of Black women’s activism in the suffrage and voting rights movements through two presentations:

“Always There: Black Women and Suffrage” An Illustrated History (Kathleen Thompson)

“Black Suffragists: Representation in Public Space” An Illustrated Review (Michelle Duster)

Also included is “A Monument for Ida B,” a documentary film in the making about the Ida B. Wells Monument


Friday, March 6, 2020
5:30 – 8:00 PM
Harold Washington Library, Cindy Pritzker Auditorium
401 S. Plymouth Ct. Entrance Chicago, IL

Because this event takes place after the library’s regular hours, please use the Plymouth Court entrance on the west side of the building.


Chicago Women’s History Center
Chicago Public Library


Harold Washington Library
400 S State St
Chicago, IL 60605 US
+ Google Map