Great Onelies in History: Sarah and Angelina Grimké December 12, 2008Posted by Onely in Great Onelies in History, Profiles, We like. . ..
Tags: abolition, angelina grimke, anti-racist, first feminist, literacy, pro-woman, quakers, rhetoric, sarah grimke, sisters, social activism, suffrage
Last week we announced a new series: Great Onelies in History, featuring Frances Willard. Luckily for our copious readership, I’m finishing up a semester’s graduate course in the history of rhetoric, and so I’ve got two more important rhetorical figures for us to celebrate! This week, we’re happy to introduce:
Sarah and Angelina Grimké, Great Onelies in History!
Famous for: Advocating for women’s rights, suffrage, and the abolition of slavery. Angelina Grimké happened to be married, but much of her activism work occurred while she was single — we think she deserves Honorary Oneler status!