Saturday, February 24, 2018 
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Fisher Memorial AME Zion
944 Elmwood Avenue, Evanston, Illinois

Participants will experience:

  • Women led anti-lynching campaigns
  • Victory abroad and home/double V. Campaigns that helped Black Americans advocate for a “double victory”- a victory at home and abroad
  • Women federal workers
  • “Black Cabinet” – positions occupied by Black folks in numerous executive agencies and offices as advisers during the FDR administration
  • Mary McLeod Bethune became something of a young rockstar in her capacity as newly appointed director of the Negro Division of the National Youth Administration