Black Women Power: Anna Julia Haywood Cooper

 

 

 

 

Source: Google.com

Source: Google.com

Anna Julia Haywood Cooper, (1858-1964) Anna Julia Haywood Cooper was a writer, teacher, and activist who championed education for African Americans and women. Born into bondage in 1858 in Raleigh, North Carolina, she was the daughter of an enslaved woman, Hannah Stanley, and her owner, George Washington Haywood. Anna Julia Haywood Cooper was an American author, educator, speaker and one of the most prominent African American scholars in United States history.

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