March 1, 2021

Challenging discrimination has never been easy.

 

And Lucy Stone would know. She was the first to challenge many discriminatory practices.

Did you know she was the first woman from Massachusetts to earn a college degree? Her belief in the equality of the sexes was evident in both her political and personal endeavors. Did you know as a suffragette, her passionate speeches helped galvanize Susan B. Anthony to join the women's rights movement? Did you know, Lucy Stone opted be the first woman not to take her husband’s name and, as a result, the phrase “a Lucy Stoner” became synonymous with a married woman who kept her maiden name?

Learn more about this woman of firsts at this free event:

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