‘…meet the Grimke Sisters, two women who lived two centuries ago. These two fiery activists put their energy into abolishing American slavery. Like many other abolitionists of their time, the push for freedom for black Americans was coupled with dedication for equality for women. Abolitionist and suffragist work often overlapped. I have often compared the rhetoric used to keep fellow human beings in shackles to the rhetoric used to this day to keep women in a posture of subjugation.
Read on and meet Angelina and Sarah, two woman of courage who did not allow their gender to remain muted by the culture nor the church.’
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