Fannie M. Richards, the first African American teacher who taught in Detroit, is Day 31 Woman of the Day. Read more about this pioneer woman below:
Library Point: http://www.librarypoint.org/fannie_Richards
Story of Fannie Richards: http://archive.org/stream/jstor-2713513/2713513_djvu.txt
Michigan Women’s Hall of Fame: hall.michiganwomen.org/honoree.php?C=220&A..
Detroit African American History Project: http://www.daahp.wayne.edu/biographiesDisplay.php?id=21
Research Article on Richards and Teaching: http://teqjournal.org/Back%20Issues/Volume%2035/VOL35%20PDFS/35_3/06florioruane&williams-35_3.pdf