Day 15 Woman of the Day: Vashti Murphy Mackenzie

Vashti Murphy Mackenzie, first female bishop of the African American Episcopal Church, is Day 15 Woman of the Day.  Read more about this pioneer woman below.

vashti-murphy-mckenzieBlack Past.org: http://www.blackpast.org/aah/mckenzie-vashti-murphy-1947

History Makers: http://www.thehistorymakers.com/biography/bishop-vashti-mckenzie-23

Books written by Vashti Murphy Mackenzie: Not Without a Struggle, Strength in the Struggle, Journey to the Well,  Swapping Housewives, Not Without a Struggle Revised and Those Sisters Can Preach.

Tenth District: http://www.10thdistrictame.org/bishop.html

Washington National Cathedral: http://www.cathedral.org/staff/PE-46ER5-V0000I.shtml

Youtube videos: Smith Chapel AME: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D0SPZGEQwpk, Michigan State University: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n3vwzk0JlZA

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