This site is dedicated to accurate presentation of the life of Mary
Ellen Pleasant, called the "Mother of Civil Rights in California"
and to presenting her life and times accurately. We also support the
work of scholar/ performer Susheel Bibbs,
who (after uncovering lost letters, interviews, and memoirs related
to Pleasant) has re-researched Pleasant's life and is presenting it
accurately for the first time! Learn more about her at www.susheelbibbs.com
To buy the MEET
MARY PLEASANT DVD, click the "Our Shop" tab. Donations
to films are tax deductible
This page links
you to Bibbs' tapes, DVDs, her book on Pleasant (Heritage
of Power), which also explains Pleasant's indigenous religion
-- Vodou (Voodoo), and her presentations on Pleasant nationwide. You
may also read a detailed story of Pleasant's
life with photos.
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