Category Archives: the Delany sisters

A Timeline of the Delany Sisters’ Lives

1889 Sarah Louise “Sadie” Delany is born on September 18th. Benjamin Harrison is the 23rd President of the United States. ∙ It has been 24 years since the end of the Civil War. ∙ There are 42 states in the Union. 1891 Annie Elizabeth “Bessie” Delany is born on September 3rd. Streetcars in the South… Continue reading →

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18 Influential People from the Delany Sisters’ Story

The lives of Sadie and Bessie Delany spanned the entirety of the 20th century. When they tell the story of their lives in Having Our Say more than a few famous names pop up along the way. Here are 18 of the historical people the sisters mention we thought you might want to brush up… Continue reading →

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