Tuesday, July 15, 2008
Ladies of Freedom
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Susan B. Anthony
As you know, there were many heroes who were instrumental in the struggle for freedom in America.
Among them were Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott. All were at least at some point of the Quaker faith and were abolistionists. They were all anti-slavery activists as well as instrumental in the struggle for women's rights.
These women should be remembered for their invaluable contributions in the fight against slavery. They all stood up and spoke out against slavery even though at the time it was unpopular to do so especially by women who were in that time considered unequal to men.
Yet, they risked their lives and own freedom since some of them were at times jailed for their speeches and work against slavery and women's rights.
As I mentioned, there were many heroes in the struggle for freedom but God also used these very brave women to rally for the cause. As African Americans, we can should remember the thank these women for their contributions.
I will write a more detailed account of their contributions at a later date but wanted to give you some information on these women.