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Remembering Charlotte

$1,891
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17 Donors
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Project ended on April 09, at 10:00 AM EDT
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Remembering Charlotte

In honor of Charlotte Forten, Salem State's first African-American graduate, Class of 1856, please consider donating to support Salem State students with four $500 book vouchers and future programming in honor of Charlotte. 

Charlotte Forten (Salem Normal School 1856) abolitionist, writer, poet, educator, translator, women’s rights advocate. Born in 1837 to a prominent Philadelphia African American abolitionist family. Charlotte was a tireless advocate for the end of slavery; equality for women and people of color; and education for all. Her life embodied activism and social justice.  

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$18.56

Class of 1856

Donation in honor of Charlotte's graduation year from Salem Normal School.

$77

Activist's Legacy

Charlotte was born in 1837 and died in 1914- she dedicated the 77 years of her life to social justice and equity.

$165

165 Year's Old

Salem Normal School was founded in 1854. 2019 marks the 165th birthday of Salem State.

$500

Charlotte Forten Level

Books for one student for one semester

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