'Women in the Civil Rights Movement: A Discussion,' March 14
March 7, 2018
Contact: Office of Government and Public Affairs
Judy Richardson and Betty Garman Robinson, two prominent veterans of the civil rights movement and the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), will speak about their histories in the civil rights movement and connect it to today's ongoing struggles for equality in America, at the University of Baltimore on Wednesday, March 14 at 5.30 p.m. in the UB School of Law's Moot Court Room, 1401 N. Charles St. The event is free and open to the public, although an R.S.V.P. is requested (details below). Joshua Clark Davis, assistant professor of history in the University of Baltimore's Division of Legal, Ethical and Historical Studies, will provide conext for the discussion.
Richardson and Robinson are editors of Hands on the Freedom Plow: Personal Accounts by Women in SNCC. In addition to their more than a half-century of activism, Richardson is a well known documentarian who was an executive producer for the award-winning Eyes on the Prize documentary series on PBS, and Robinson worked in public health in Baltimore and has served as an Open Society Institute Fellow. The pair will sign copies of their book following the presentation.
Prof. Davis will talk with these veteran civil rights activists about their experiences as participants in the past and present fight for equality.
To R.S.V.P. for this event, go to UB's web calendar.
Learn more about UB's Division of Legal, Ethical and Historical Studies.