Raised Voices: Classic Speeches from Feminist Pioneers
Where: New York Public Library—Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
476 Fifth Ave.
917-275-6975 Price: Free
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On the eve of a historic inauguration, contemporary activists, actors, and writers read speeches from past generations of BIPOC activists that demonstrate the enduring power of citizenship, the ongoing struggle for equality, and the value of a vote.
- Erika Andiola, Chief Advocacy Officer, RAICES
- Paloma Celis Carbajal, Curator for the Latin American, Iberian and Latino Studies Collections, Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, NYPL
- Rhonda Evans, Assistant Chief Librarian of the Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, NYPL
- Danielle Geller, author, Dog Flowers
- Julie Golia, Curator of History, Social Sciences, and Government Information, NYPL
- Stephanie Hsu, actor
- Jiayang Fan, staff writer, The New Yorker
- Martha S. Jones, author, Vanguard: How Black Women Broke Barriers, Won the Vote, and Insisted on Equality for All
- and more, reading the words of Jovita Idár, Susette La Flesche, Mabel Ping-Hua Lee, Mary Church Terrell, and Frances Ellen Watkins Harper