“Mankind need only be aroused to thought to destroy forever all wrong customs.” -Antoinette Brown, 1853

“Mankind need only be aroused to thought to destroy forever all wrong customs.” -Antoinette Brown, 1853

Antoinette Brown, 1848

Happy birthday to Antoinette Brown Blackwell, born on May 20, 1825. Antoinette Brown Blackwell was the first Protestant woman ordained to the ministry and one the suffragists featured in the first Ask a Suffragist book, Stories and Wisdom from America’s First Feminists. Get it today!

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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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"Mankind need only be aroused to thought to destroy forever all wrong customs." -Antoinette Brown, 1853