Katherine Clarke is a student at the University of Oregon studying Sociology and Political Science with a minor in History. Clarke’s favorite academic texts are Jennifer L. Morgan’s, Laboring Women: Reproduction and Gender in New World Slavery and Arlie Hochschild’s Strangers in Their Own Land. She hopes to pursue a doctorate in Sociology researching harm reduction.
Anna R. Woodbey, an early suffragist and minister, was the first known African American woman to be nominated on a state ticket by a political party. Born in Pennsylvania in February of 1855, little is known of Woodbey’s parents other than her mother was born … Read MoreAnna R. Woodbey (1855-1901)