Biddy Mason Speaks Up


Event Information

190 Lenox Way San Francisco CA 94127
West Portal Children's Area
Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am

Arisa White and Laura Atkins share insights and experiences in co-writing Biddy Mason Speaks Up, second book in the Fighting for Justice Series and aimed at middle grade readers. Biddy Mason was an enslaved woman who won her freedom through the courts in Los Angeles. She was a midwife and plant healer, saved money to buy property, and became the richest woman in Los Angeles.