"Hands on the Freedom Plow": Personal Accounts by Women in SNCC

Three prominent Civil Rights Activists and former SNCC (Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee) members Judy Richardson, Betty Garman Robinson, and Dorothy M. Zellner will visit Rochester to share personal accounts of their experiences organizing on the front lines of the Civil Rights Movement. Their presentation will look at the history of the Civil Rights Movement, race and gender relations in the United States, and campus activism. They will also speak about non-violent organizing and civil/voting rights today. **Free and open to the public. Free parking at UR. Books will be available for purchase.** Contact sbai@rochester.edu or 275-8318 for more information.

Lecture

  • Thursday, October 18, 2012
  • 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Location: Interfaith Chapel, University of Rochester

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