Maria W. Stewart, America's First Black Woman Political Writer: Essays and Speeches

ISBN13: 9780253363428
Release Date: December 31st 1969

"... enthusiastic, well-written... read it if you want to be inspired by a truly heroic woman." — New Directions for Women

"... the fullest account to date of Stewart's life and an excellent basis for understanding Stewart's work." — History

"This is informative and inspiring source material for today's scholars, lay readers, and 'professionals'... " — Journal of American History

In gathering and introducing Stewart's works, Richardson provides an opportunity for readers to study the thoughts and words of this influential early black female activist, a forerunner to Frederick Douglass and Sojourner Truth and the first black American to lecture in defense of women's rights, placing her in the context of the swirling abolitionist movement.

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