Women of the Civil Rights Movement

Johnetta Cole moderated a panel discussion with three other women about their contributions to Civil Rights movement. The panelists… read more

Johnetta Cole moderated a panel discussion with three other women about their contributions to Civil Rights movement. The panelists also responded to questions from members of the audience. Kathleen Cleaver served as the communications secretary of the Black Panther Party from 1967-1971. Charlayne Hunter-Gault was the first black woman to graduate from the University of Georgia in 1962. Sonia Sanchez pioneered the field of Black Studies and was the first professor to teach a course in San Francisco in 1965.

“A Conversation with Freedom’s Sisters” was held on the eve of the opening of the “Freedom Sisters” exhibit at the Carter Presidential Library and Museum about the contributions that 20 African-American women, including the panelists, made during the Civil Rights and Black Power Movement of the 1960s and early '70s. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Women of the Civil Rights Movement

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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 18, 2010
Last Aired:
Nov 3, 2010

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  • Sep 18, 2010 | 4:31pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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