Harriet Tubman

Harriet Tubman is one of the WOCAA – Women of Color and Accomplishment. WOCAA is a book in progress of my paintings and brief bios of Black women in American history. These are women who have accomplished much despite often facing discrimination or challenging backgrounds. Harriet Tubman    1822 – 1913 Harriet Tubman was known… Continue reading Harriet Tubman

Sojourner Truth

Sojourner Truth 1797 – 1883 American women’s rights activist. She escaped slavery in 1826 and went to court to free her son in 1828. “If women want any rights more than they’s got, why don’t they just take them, and not be talking about it.” Here are some informative links: Women‘s History: Sojourner Truth National… Continue reading Sojourner Truth

Polly Jackson

Polly Jackson is one of the WOCAA – Women of Color and Accomplishment. WOCAA is a book in progress of my paintings and brief bios of Black women in American history. These are women who have accomplished much despite often facing discrimination or challenging backgrounds. Polly Jackson birth and death unknown, lived in 1880’s Polly… Continue reading Polly Jackson

Edmonia Lewis

Edmonia Lewis is one of the WOCAA – Women of Color and Accomplishment. WOCAA is a book in progress of my paintings and brief bios of Black women in American history. These are women who have accomplished much despite often facing discrimination or challenging backgrounds. Edmonia Lewis 1844 – 1907 Lewis was the first professional… Continue reading Edmonia Lewis

Recy Taylor

Recy Taylor is one of the WOCAA – Women of Color and Accomplishment. WOCAA is a book in progress of my paintings and brief bios of Black women in American history. These are women who have accomplished much despite often facing discrimination or challenging backgrounds. Recy Taylor, 1919-2017 Taylor’s refusal to remain silent about a… Continue reading Recy Taylor