The Grimké Sisters
“Are we aliens because we are women?” ~Angelina Grimké Weld, said about women’s equality, in an 1838 speech.
Angelina Grimké Weld and her elder sister Sarah Moore Grimké weren’t just anti-slavery activists — they were racial and gender equality activists. The women were born into the wealthy, slave-holding Charleston family of a South Carolina supreme court lead justice, John Faucheraud Grimké.
One hundred and eighty-four years later, women are still fighting to be legally and equally recognized as fully actualized human…