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:
Pleasant Hill Library (Hastings) Saturday, Feb. 8, 10–11:30 a.m.
Galaxie Library (Apple Valley) Thursday, Feb. 20, 6–7:30 p.m.
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:"
Robert Trail Library (Rosemount) Tuesday, March 17, 6–7:30 p.m.
Inver Glen Library (Inver Grove Heights) Saturday, March 28, 10–11:30 a.m.
More information about each event is available here.