In this episode of two minute history, I try to do away with the popular notion that black feminist thought is a relatively new phenomenon… when history says black women have been trying to improve their lives and gain more equality to men. Check out some of the references below the video for more information.

Also, I do want to clarify that an estimated 125,000 women traveled to Philadelphia from around the country. The actual estimate of attendees was between 300K and 1 million.


An analysis of the national association of colored women ‘s clubs 1896-1935

National Association of Colored Women’s Clubs, Inc. (1896)

Million Woman March Floods Philadelphia Streets