Mary Morris Burnett Talbert, President of the NACW in 1916 — Buffalo Black History Minute
Mary Burnett Talbert was one of the most prominent African American activists of her time. She was among the founders of the Niagara Movement and advocated for not only anti-racist movements but female suffrage and women’s rights as well. She spoke on numerous lecture tours about the oppressive conditions that African-American communities faced and encouraged women of all colors to work together for equality.
To learn more about Mary B. Talbert, check out the video below! This Black History Minute is brought to you by WBLK.
Contributed by Katherine Trautwein