The Ernestine L. Rose Bicentennial

Ernestine Rose. Image courtesy of WikiMedia.

Ernestine Rose was a nineteenth century Polish-born, Jewish atheist, freethinker, women’s rights activist, and abolitionist.  This year I researched Rose’s atheism and human rights advocacy in Priscilla Murolo’s Revolutionary Women class, so I was very excited to hear that the Ernestine Rose Society is sponsoring a Bicentennial Celebration in honor of her birthday.

When Rose arrived in the United States in 1836, she became involved in the annual Thomas Paine celebrations, honoring Paine on his birthday every year.  In taking her lead, please come out to learn more about Rose and honor her legacy!

Events:

Sunday, April 25 at 2:30 p.m

Judson Memorial Church and Cultural Center

55 Washington Sq. South, Greenwich Village, New York.  Continue reading “The Ernestine L. Rose Bicentennial”