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    Learn About the History of African-American Suffrage in Minnesota and Nellie Francis

    Updated: Feb 2

    Augsburg University Professor William Green will speak at various Dakota County libraries in February and March about two topics. In February he will speak about African-American suffrage in Minnesota during the period from 1847–1868:

    In March, Professor Green will speak "about the successes and challenges of Nellie Francis, a little-known African-American woman who drafted Minnesota's anti-lynching bill and led the Women's Suffrage Movement in Minnesota:"

    More information about each event is available here.