Tagged: America’s First Feminists

Happy birthday to Harriet Forten Purvis, an abolitionist, suffragist and woman of color who helped establish the first multiracial women’s abolitionist group.

Happy birthday to Harriet Forten Purvis, born February 1, 1810. Harriet was an abolitionist, suffragist and woman of color who helped establish the Philadelphia Female Anti-Slavery Society, a multiracial activist group at a time when...