We're looking 👀 at Black Minority Ethnic herstories🧑🏿👩🏽 over #Lockdown & researching BAME suffrage activists in #Scotland ✊🏿✊🏽✊🏾 for 'Celebrating Scotland's Suffragettes'! So here's info👇🏾on 💥Ms Jessie Margaret Soga💥(1870-1954) in this thread👇🏾#BlackHistoryMonth
We're still gathering research 📚 & we've not found a picture of her YET🤞🏽but so far we know
Jessie Margaret Soga was:
* a 'prime mover' &Joint Secretary of the Women's Freedom League (Hillhead/Glasgow Branch)

#BlackHistoryMonthUK #BlackHistoryMonth2020 #BlackLivesMatter
* a regular donor of money, items and time to both the Women's Freedom League and the WSPU (Women's Social & Political Union)
* a singer and singing teacher, who trained in Milan and won a Royal Academy award


#BlackLivesMatterUK #Suffrage #Suffragettes 1899 Glasgow Herald - Miss Soga offers singing lessons in Gl
* an organiser and performer at *many* Glasgow suffrage events
* an organiser and performer at events for other causes, including temperance and land taxes


#SuffrageCentenary #BlackHistoryMonth
Jessie Margaret Soga was
* the daughter of Rev. Tiyo Soga –the 1st Black South African 🇿🇦 ordained by the United Presbyterian Church
* a mixed-race woman living in Scotland who was actively involved in the UK #suffrage movement
[picVia #Wiki of her father] #BlackHistoryMonth
* Jessie Soga was born 21Aug1870 in Cape Colony (now 🇿🇦South Africa) & died 22Feb1954 in 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿Glasgow.

📣❓PLS Note👇🏾
If YOU have info / images of Ms Soga
– OR –
info on other #Black Minority #Suffrage activists who worked in #Scotland, PLS GET IN TOUCH 🙌🏾



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