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American Masters | Clip | The First Black Woman to Run for Vice President of The U.S.

Charlotta Spears Bass (1874-1969) one of the first African American women to own and operate a newspaper, and the first African American woman to run for Vice President of the United States, crusaded for over 40 years against racial violence, and discrimination in schools, housing, and the job market, in the pages of the California Eagle.

0:12:32 | AIRED: 8/26/2020 |
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