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Women and the Abolitionist Movement Conference

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Medgar Evers College Library (Charles Evans Inniss Memorial) in collaboration with Senator Jesse Hamilton presents the Women and the Abolitionism Movement Conference, in commemoration of Women’s History Month – March 26, 2017

Welcome remarks by Dr. Alexei Oulanov, Senate Office Introduction by Raul Rothblatt and remarks by Dr. Maria Delongoria and Dr. Brenda Greene:

“Two Abolitionists: Sarah Mapps Douglass and Lucretia Coffin Mott” by Julie Finch:

Hidden Histories from the Research Trail, speakers include Prathibha Kanakamedala on Curating Brooklyn Abolition Brooklyn Historical Society, remarks by Dr. Evelin Castro, and Natiba Guy-Clement on Brooklyn Collection:

Zenzele Cooper on Weeksville Heritage:

Struggles for Equality, Jim Driscoll and Jacob Morris and Activist Network Ideas – Kathleen Husler:

Activist Network Ideas – Eric Washington, Jasmine Syedullah:

Powerful Commitments: Lucretia Mott, Abby Hopper Gibbons and Frederick Douglass

Speakers include Caroline Propersi and Fern Luskin:

Performance by Mama Joy’s Pride Ensemble, “Freedom/Liberté (excerpt) Dance Tribute and Keynote Speaker, Professor Deirdre Cooper-Owens “in Plain Sight: Enslaved Women and the Origins of American Gynecology”:

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