I Got a Right to the Tree of Life: Women’s Suffrage and African American Women’s Voices

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This special service is cosponsored by the First Unitarian Women’s Alliance and the Worship Ministry.

Through songs and stories this presentation will share the journey and the contributions of African American women in the struggle for the Right to Vote in the U.S. This program will share selected stories and struggles of African American women leaders, from the late 1870s up to the Voting Rights Act in 1965 and beyond.

Dr. Kathy Bullock is a teacher, performer, conductor, arranger, and scholar who specializes in the area of African American Sacred Music. A Professor Emerita of Music at Berea College, Berea, Kentucky, where she taught for almost thirty years, Dr. Bullock has most recently served as Visiting Professor and Artist in Residence at several colleges and universities in the U.S. and abroad. Dr. Bullock earned the Ph.D. and M.A. in Music Theory from Washington University in St. Louis, MO, and a B.A. in Music from Brandeis University, MA.

She continues to perform, conduct workshops, direct choirs, and teach courses in African American Music throughout the United States, Europe and Africa, sharing hope and joy during these challenging times.

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