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Author Talk – “Baltimore Civil Rights Leader Victorine Q. Adams: The Power of the Ballot”
March 16, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Baltimore Civil Rights Leader Victorine Q. Adams: The Power of the Ballot
By Ida E. Jones
Saturday, March 16, 1pm
Victorine Quille Adams was the first African American woman elected to the Baltimore City Council. In 1946, she founded the Colored Women’s Democratic Campaign Committee to educate African American women about the vote and the power of the ballot box. Author Ida E. Jones reveals the story of this civic leader and her crusade for equity for all people in Baltimore.
Included with Museum Admission