Maggie Walker

Maggie Lena Walker

WOMEN & THE VOTE:

Maggie Lena Walker

1864-1934
African-American Suffragist, Civil Right Activist

Written and Performed By: Lauren Brown
Setting: Richmond, Virginia, 1916

It is a warm summer day in the Jackson Ward neighborhood of Richmond. Maggie Lena Walker is sitting in the parlor with her friend Janie, who came over to check on Maggie after the passing of her husband. Sounds of children laughing and playing outside are heard in the background.