A press conference for the unveiling of a new historical marker celebrating Black suffragist Charlotte Dett in Niagara Falls held in August 2023. UB faculty member Lillian S. Williams nominated Dett for the honor. Also in attendance were Dean Robin Schulze, Jaman E. Dunn, with the department of music, as well as local politicians. Photographer: Meredith Forrest Kulwicki.

Lillian S. Williams (center), associate professor in the Department of Africana and American Studies, was joined by the College of Arts and Sciences Dean Robin Schulze (right) and Jaman E. Dunn from the Department of Music (left) at the momentous event to honor the Black suffragist Charlotte Dett with a historical marker in Niagara County. Read how Williams was instrumental in designating this historical marker. Photo: Meredith Forrest Kulwicki

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