Biography Lucy Stone

Author: Eddie | Subject: Women's rights

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Article excerpt: In the nineteenth century, in a world before mass media and giant arenas, few people since Jesus Christ have been able to hold the attention of a crowd of three to four thousand people, encompassing them with words of wisdom and hope. Lucy Stone, an abolitionist and civil rights campaigner for both women and black people, was one such person. For nigh on fifty years, although she is often not recognized. Lucy Stone was the leader and inspirer of the women's movement in the US and, without her leadership, courage and determination some of the advances made would have taken years longer to achieve.