Nellie Francis in Women’s Suffrage Campaign and anti-lynching law, with William Green
February 23 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Dr. William Green, professor of history at Augsburg University, will present the story of Nellie
Francis, a black woman who helped lead the women’s suffrage campaign in 1919 and
successfully lobbied the legislature of 1920 to enact Minnesota’s anti-lynching law. Dr. Green’s
book on Nellie Francis will be published by the University of Minnesota Press in January.