Rochester Community and Technical College
Nellie Francis: Fighting for Racial Justice and Women's Equality in Minnesota
#: CBEP   ID: 9154   Section: 030921C19  
Description:
Professor Bill Green explored the life of Nellie Francis, an African American suffragist from Minnesota who fought for the rights of many marginalized communities. She worked tirelessly, not only to pass the 19th amendment, but to shed light on “the race problem,” establish anti-lynching laws, and protect workers’ rights. Her story runs deep. She stood for so much and faced so many challenges that we can learn a great deal from her life and work even 100 years after she helped win women the right to vote. For her — and for all of us — that was only the beginning of a battle for equity that continues to this day.
Bring to Class:
Location:
Online via Zoom, link will be sent via email prior to the class
 
Day(s):
Tu 
Time:
10:00 AM
Sessions:
1
Cost:
$15.00
Instructor:
Registration Cutoff Date:
Dates & Times:
03/09/2021   10:00AM - 12:00PM