Adella Hunt Logan, 1888

Adella Hunt Logan (1863–1915) was a noted suffragist and faculty member at Tuskegee Institute. She was born in Sparta, Georgia to a white father and a mother of African and Cherokee descent. She was a tireless promoter of women's suffrage and a frequent contributor to The Women's Journal, the National Woman Suffrage Association's (NAWSA) newspaper. She wrote under pseudonyms because of her Black ancestry, and her white heritage enabled her to pass as a white women and attend NAWSA meetings. She also headed the suffrage department of the National Association of Colored Women's Clubs.