Google will celebrate the 197th birthday of Mary Ann shad Cary, an American Canadian newspaper editor, with a special doodle on Friday. She was also a journalist, teacher, lawyer, abolitionist and feminist. Shad Cary is known as the first black female newspaper editor and publisher in North America. She was also the second black woman in the United States to receive a law degree and fought for the abolition of slavery and women’s right to vote. Shad Cary was born in Wilmington, Delaware, on October 9, 1823. Her parents’ home used to be a station on the underground railway. Shad Cary graduated from a boarding school in Pennsylvania and became a teacher. In 1848, Frederick Douglass published shad Cary’s first work in his newspaper, an article calling for the abolition of slavery. < p > < p > after the passage of the runaway slaves act in 1850, Shadd and her family moved to Canada. Three years later, she founded the provincial Freeman, a weekly newspaper for runaway slaves. She returned to the United States after marriage and received a law degree from Howard University in 1883. In 1994, shad Cary was awarded the title of “national historic figure” by Canada. [image] Google secretly tests 6GHz networks in 17 states of the United States

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