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When:
February 15, 2020 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
2020-02-15T11:00:00-05:00
2020-02-15T12:00:00-05:00
Where:
Hockessin Library
1023 Valley Rd Hockessin
DE 19707
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Jennifer Atwood
302-239-5160
Mary Ann Shadd Cary, Delaware's Forgotten Daughter @ Hockessin Library @ Hockessin Library

Mary Ann Shad Cary (1823-1893) was one of the most accomplished and celebrated women in black history.  She was born in Wilmington, yet few Delaware residents have ever heard of her.  Shad Cary seems more a woman of our times than of her own.  Teacher, journalist, editor, feminist, lawyer, wife and mother…it is easy to imagine her as a modern-day superwoman, preaching and practicing a life committed to racial and gender equality.  It is harder to imagine a woman, especially a woman of color, leading a life so rich with accomplishments 150 years ago.

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