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A Special Welcome to Our Official Historian 

A Special Welcome to Our Official Historian 

We are so pleased to announce that Dr. Carole Bucy has come on board as Official Historian of the Suffrage Coalition.  Dr. Bucy has researched and written extensively on the Suffrage movement, especially in Tennessee.  As a professor, a writer and community servant...
Ain’t I a Woman: Sojourner Truth

Ain’t I a Woman: Sojourner Truth

Isabella Baumfree, also known as Sojourner Truth (1797-1883), was born into slavery, sold at the age of nine and endured humilation, hardship and abuse for more than four decades. Her activism in women’s issues made her a hero. In 1851, she delivered her...
“Celebrating” Woman’s Day

“Celebrating” Woman’s Day

Today is March 8th. Around the globe, the world is celebrating what has been designated as “International Women’s Day,” tying it back to labor protests for women around the globe. The actual “celebration” has been whitewashed an blurred...
For the love of children

For the love of children

Mary McLeod Bethune, (1875 – 1955), was born to Samuel and Patsy McLeod, emancipated slaves, in the summer of 1875 near Maysville, South Carolina. She was the fifteenth child of the 17 McLeod children. Her parents were able to obtain five acres of land where she...