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Celebrate Black Excellence - Frances Ellen Watkins Harper

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To celebrate Black excellence for Black History Month, we're looking at Frances Ellen Watkins Harper. Harper (September 24, 1825 – February 22, 1911) was an American abolitionist, activist, suffragist, teacher, public speaker, writer, and poet. Her poetry collection, Poems on Miscellaneous Subjects, was widely read and made her well-known as a poet. 

To listen to Frances Ellen Watkins Harper's "A Grain of Sand," click on the link on the right.