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Higher Consciousness: Unsung Black Female Leaders in the Civil Rights Movement

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All shows are archived; the shows are available 24 hours per day, 7 days perweek. Join us as we celebrate Women's History Month and salute unsung Black female leaders in the Civil Rights Movement and beyond.

Topic"Unsung Black Female Leaders in the Civil Rights Movement and Beyond"

Date:  Monday, March 12, 2018

Time:  7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Guest:  Dr. Andrea Y. Simpson, College Professor, Researcher, Scholar, Historian

Dr. Simpson, a renowned scholar and academic,  will discuss the activism that Black women engage in without recognition or credit. She will discuss the unsung Black women leaders of the Civil Rights Movement and beyond.  Later, she will  discuss  the women she has studied in the environmental justice movement.  Then, the discussion will  move to  highlight the women whom we both knew in Memphis, Tennessee,  who did not receive the acknowledgement they deserved as they labored in the background.

Contact Information

Associate Professor,

University of Richmond


Professor Jamela Franklin, Ed.M., M.A.; (770) 882-7347