Margaret Murray Washington


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Margaret Murray Washington born Macon, MI March 9, 1877 (d. 1925). African-American educator; international activist. Co-founder and first president, International Council of Women of the Darker Races, 1922. Led petition to Congress denouncing Belgian atrocities in Congo, 1910; opposed US occupation of Haiti.


If we wish to help each other let us not only praise ourselves, but also criticize. Plain talk will not hurt us.” (wiki; photo