Sacramento in Sacramento County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Charlotte Amanda Spears Bass
19th Amendment Outdoor Museum
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Civil Rights • Communications • Women. In addition, it is included in the Women's Suffrage 🗳️ series list.
Location. 38° 34.524′ N, 121° 28.887′ W. Marker is in Sacramento, California, in Sacramento County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of K Street and 19th Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1900 K street, Sacramento CA 95811, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Clara Shortridge Foltz (here, next to this marker); María Amparo Ruiz de Burton (a few steps from this marker); Lavinia Gertrude Watson (a few steps from this marker); Mary Church Terrell (within shouting distance of this marker); Marie Louise Bottineau Baldwin (within shouting distance of this marker); Juno Frankie Seay Pierce (within shouting distance of this marker); Gertrude Weil (within shouting distance of this marker); Zitkála-Šá (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sacramento.
More about this marker. This is one of nineteen markers that comprise the 19th Amendment Outdoor museum, erected in 2020 as part of the "I Vote" project, honoring suffragettes and their work.
Also see . . .
1. Charlotta Spears Bass (National Women's History Museum). Excerpt: Charlotta Spears Bass, longtime editor of the African American newspaper The California Eagle, was a journalist, activist, and politician who fought for the civil rights of African Americans in the early and mid-twentieth century. The first Black woman to run for vice president of the United States (1952), she worked to combat what she called, “The two-headed monster, Segregation and Discrimination.” (Submitted on April 26, 2021.)
2. Charlotta Spears Bass: The First Black Woman VP Nominee | Unladylike2020 | PBS (YouTube, 12 min.)(Submitted on April 26, 2021.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 26, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 25, 2021, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 43 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 26, 2021, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.