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Join us for a viewing of the documentary "Standing on My Sisters' Shoulders" presented by NAACP Bucks County Branch #2253.

This award-winning documentary presents original interviews with many of the Civil Rights movement’s most remarkable women: Unita Blackwell, a sharecropper turned activist, who became Mississippi’s first female black mayor; Mae Bertha Carter, a mother of 13, whose children became the first to integrate the Drew County schools against dangerous opposition; white student activist Joan Trumpauer Mulholland who not only participated in sit-ins but took a stand on integration by attending an all-black university; Annie Devine and Victoria Gray Adams, who, along with Fannie Lou Hamer, stepped up and challenged the Democratic Party and President Johnson at the 1964 Convention. These women stood up and fought for the right to vote and the right to an equal education. They not only brought about change in Mississippi, but they altered the course of American history.

 

For more information, please contact

bucksnaacp@bucksnaacp2253.org

Telephone (215) 364-1057

Admission is FREE, all are welcome.

Date:
Saturday, February 24, 2018
Time:
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Library:
Bensalem
Categories:
Movie