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Mary A. Shadd

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Mary A. Shadd

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Mary Ann Shadd Cary (1823-1893), a delegate to the 1855 national convention, was born in Wilmington, DE. Shadd Cary was the first Black female editor of a North American newspaper, the Provincial Freeman, and the second black female lawyer in the U.S.

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Public domain. Courtesy of Library and Archives Canada / C-029977.

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“Mary A. Shadd,” ColoredConventions.org, accessed September 19, 2019, http://coloredconventions.org/items/show/205.