The Black Abolitionist Short Film Summary

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BLACK WOMEN IN SUFFRAGE, LANDMARK LEGISLATION, AND RACISM ARE ADDRESSED IN DOCUMENTARY FILM The achievements of Nineteenth-century African-American activists are celebrated in feature film. Typically a footnote in first-wave feminism, their role in the passing of 19th Amendment is duly noted. MONTCLAIR, NJ – January 17, 2018 “The Black Suffragist: Trailblazers of Social Justice” (currently in production) explores the contribution of 19th-century African-American women within the suffrage movement. Montclair resident and filmmaker Jennifer Rolle is producing the documentary in association with the media group Women’s Voices Now. Women's rights was established at Seneca Falls, New York in 1848. The abolitionists Elizabeth Cady Stanton
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