Frances Ellen Watkins Harper and the Colored Conventions Movement
Referring to the Watkins Family Convention story map, how can we better understand the family as activists and abolitionists? How does family help inform Harper’s commitment to various reform causes?
Referring to the Convention Lecture Travels, what are some of the major themes in the three conventions? How does Harper address those themes?
Referring to Harper’s Biographical Timeline, how can we understand the impact of the 1850 Fugitive Slave Act and the assault on Black rights in the 1850s on Harper’s lecture travels and speeches?
Referring to the Convention Lecture Travels story map, how can we interpret the progression of Harper’s presence in the Convention Proceedings?
Referring to the Women in the Convention page, what is significance in highlighting other Black women in the Convention? How can we adopt a similar practice of naming other Black women in our own research?