Mary Church Terrell Archives

African American Suffragists (Week 4)

March 3, 2022

MARY CHURCH TERRELL (1863-1954) The final African American Suffragist highlighted this month will be Mary Church Terrell, known to be the first to earn a college degree. According to Black Women’s Suffragists(1) racial justice and women’s suffrage activist Mary Church Terrell was born in 1863 in Memphis, TN, to formerly enslaved parents. Her family was… [Read More]