Selena Sloan Butler: A Passionate Advocate for Children’s Rights


Before there was a Marian Wright Edelman, C’60, founder of the Children’s Defense Fund, there was Selena Sloan Butler, High School, 1888. A trailblazer and passionate advocate for education and children’s rights, Butler is credited as a co-founder of the National Parent Teacher Association. Born in Thomasville, Ga., on Jan. 4, 1872, to a White … [Read more...]

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Spelman Gets Red Cross Honor Spelman’s unwavering support for the American Red Cross was recognized on Feb. 18 when the College received an Outstanding Achievement Award at the organization’s 9th Annual Minority Recruitment Luncheon. Spelman was recognized because of the record amount of blood donated — 114 pints — during the annual blood drive in … [Read more...]