Black Women in the Civil Rights Movement
The forum was cosponsored by Georgetown University’s Women’s Center.
The African American Studies Program held a symposium on black women’s activism in the Civil Rights movement. Dr. Malone imparted her personal reflections about her sister, civil rights activist Vivian Malone Jones. Ms. Cooper shared her thoughts about the contributions of Judge Constance Baker Motley. Ms. Olson, author of Freedom’s Daughters: The Unsung Heroines of the Civil Rights Movement from 1830 to 1970, published by Scribner, talked about the historic action of Mrs. Rosa Parks and her subsequent work in the civil rights movement. Dr. Williams talked about Dr. C. DeLores Tucker’s contributions to civil rights and human rights.
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Lisa Cooper Attorney
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Angelyn Mitchell Director Georgetown University->African American Studies Program
Lynne Olson Author
E. Faye Williams National Chair National Congress of Black Women
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