Celebrating Frances Ellen Watkins Harper

Apr 06, 2023

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The Baltimore Banner recently published an op-ed by Martha S. Jones in which she calls on the community to honor writer, orator, and abolitionist Frances Ellen Watkins Harper (1825-1911). Despite all of Harper’s incredible accomplishments throughout her life, she remains a lesser-known historic figure—even in Baltimore where she was born. We completely agree with Jones that Harper& [...] Read more