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Matriarchs of Atlanta's Civil Rights Movement

Celebrating Women's History

2020-03-07 15:30:00 2020-03-07 16:30:00 America/New_York Matriarchs of Atlanta's Civil Rights Movement Post Road Library - Post Road Meeting Room

Saturday, March 07
3:30pm - 4:30pm

Add to Calendar 2020-03-07 15:30:00 2020-03-07 16:30:00 America/New_York Matriarchs of Atlanta's Civil Rights Movement Post Road Library - Post Road Meeting Room

Post Road Library

Post Road Meeting Room

The Civil Rights Movement spanned more than forty years. Dr. Karcheik Sims-Alvarado will take you on an eye-opening tour to meet the women who worked tirelessly to achieve civil rights in Georgia.

About Karcheik Sims-Alvarado, Ph.D.

Dr. Karcheik Sims-Alvarado, is a historian, curator, playwright, and Assistant Professor of African Studies at Morehouse College. She is the author and curator of Atlanta and the Civil Rights Movement 1944-1968, and has served as the civil rights historian and exhibition consultant with the Nobel Prize Museum in Stockholm, Sweden. Presently, she is the historical consultant with Time magazine for the virtual reality exhibition, The March, featured at the DuSable Museum in Chicago, Illinois in February 2020.

TAGS: | Guest Lecture | Education |

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