FREDERICK, Md.—Three women who were part of one of
the most prominent activist groups during the civil rights movement in the
1960s will speak about their experiences and struggle for social change April
11 at 11:30 a.m. in Whitaker Campus Center at Hood College.
Judy Richardson and Dottie Zellner are editors of a recently released book Hands
on the Freedom Plow, which documents the testimonies of 52 women active in the
Atlanta-based Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, and whose members
included Stokely Carmichael, Julian Bond and Marion Barry. From sit-ins to
voter registration to the March on Washington to antiwar activism, the
contributors describe their experiences and the roles they played as organizers
and activists during the nation’s struggle for social change during the civil
lecture, students will be inducted into Pi Sigma Alpha, the national political
science honor society.
To find out more
about the event contact Tamelyn Tucker-Worgs, associate professor of political science
and African American studies, at firstname.lastname@example.org
or (301) 696-3686.
This lecture is co-sponsored by Hood’s office of the
president, the dean of student life the African American studies program and
the political science department. The event is free and open to the public.