Life Story: Mary Ann Shadd Cary (1823 - 1893)

Educator, Activist, Editor, Lawyer

The story of the first Black female newspaper editor in North America.

Mary Ann Shadd Cary

Mary Ann Shadd Cary. Courtesy of National Archives of Canada, Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons.

This video was created by the New-York Historical Society Teen Leaders in collaboration with the Untold project.