Women of the late 1800s and early 1900s spoke their truth to their detriment and often to their intense ridicule.

“African American Women Educators in Memphis and Nashville”
Dr. Sonya Ramsey is Associate Professor of History and Women’s and Gender Studies at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

“ ‘Shall the Women be Silent?’ A Tennessee Woman’s Challenge to Southern Church Patriarchy”
Dr. Carole Bucy is the Davidson County Historian and Professor of History at Volunteer State Community College, Gallatin.


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February 8, 2022


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