Suffragists Speak: Race, Slavery and the Fight for the Vote

Manalapan - Interested persons are invited to participate in a film discussion of “Suffragists Speak: Race, Slavery and the Fight for the Vote, “ a film currently available for viewing at no cost of the Monmouth County Library website. The discussion will be Wednesday, Oct. 6 at 7 p.m.. and is presented by members of the T. Thomas Fortune Cultural Center, the American Association of University Women and the League of Women Voters, co-sponsored by the Library.

The discussion will be cast-led on the original stage-reading telling the story of how the legacy of slavery as well as race made a difference in the fight for the right to vote.

Although the film is available for viewing at leisure at SuffragistsSpeakFilm, it is not necessary to have seen the film prior to the discussion to participate.

The discussion will be conducted on ZOOM and is free of charge. Registration and internet access are required. Registration is under the Upcoming Events site of the website. Registration closes at noon Oct. 5 and access links will be e-mailed by 4 p.m. that day.

The discussion is one of dozens of programs, discussions, musical presentations, children and teen programs and classes offered at no charge to all, including non-members of the Library. A list of all programs and activities both in and out of the library is available by visiting the library website, on connecting @MonCoLIbrary.


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