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Mary A. Shadd

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Mary A. Shadd

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Mary Ann Shadd Cary (1823-1893), a delegate to the 1855 national convention, was born in Wilmington, DE. Shadd Cary was the first Black female editor of a North American newspaper, the Provincial Freeman, and the second black female lawyer in the U.S.

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“Mary A. Shadd,” Colored Conventions Project Digital Records, accessed January 18, 2020, https://omeka.coloredconventions.org/items/show/205.