In 1838, Angelina Grimké was the first woman to address an American legislative body. #WomensHistory

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She drew crowds so large that a representative proposed “a committee be appointed to examine the foundations of the State House of Massachusetts, to see whether it will bear another lecture from Miss Grimké.” #WomensHistory
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April Young Bennett

April Young Bennett is the author of the Ask a Suffragist book series, host of the Religious Feminism Podcast and a writer for the Exponent II. For more information about April, see aprilyoungb.com

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In 1838, Angelina Grimké was the first woman to address an American legislative body. #WomensHistory