Art tibute to The “Voice from the South” who famously said, “The cause of freedom is not the cause of a race or a sect, a party or a class - it is the cause of humankind, the very birthright of humanity”. Author and educator Dr. Anna Julia Haywood Cooper, often described as the mother of black feminism, was the first African American woman to attend La Sorbonne in France. On receiving her Ph.D. in history from La Sorbonne in 1924/5, Dr. Cooper, at age sixty-five, became only the fourth black woman in American history to earn Doctorate of Philosophy degree.
Pages 26 and 27 of every new United States passport contain the following quotation Anna Julia Cooper: "The cause of freedom is not the cause of a race or a sect, a party or a class - it is the cause of humankind, the very birthright of humanity."
Ealy Mays’ Black History Month art gallery featuring oil and acrylic paintings, canvas art, posters, and prints of 20th century African American expatriates’ literary and artistic history in Paris.