Hallie Quinn Brown and Other "Homespun Heroines" By Martha S. Jones Hallie Quinn Brown knew the power of black women and urged anyone who heard her to let it flourish. Read her remarks from 1889 and you might believe she saw the future or at least had the capacity to call it into being: “I believe there are as great possibilities in women as there are in men. . . . We are marching … READ MORE about How Black Suffragists Fought for the Right to Vote and a Modicum of Respect
HNY remains open at this time, with staff working remotely. Some programs have been impacted, see their respective page for details. The next deadline for Action Grants has been extended to May 1st, 2020, to accommodate challenges applicants may be facing due to COVID-19 disruptions.