[Blackstudies-l] Geneseo’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration, March 8, 2012

Sue Ann Brainard brainard at geneseo.edu
Mon Jan 9 09:54:41 EST 2012


Geneseo will host Judy Richardson, Dorothy Zellner, and Betty Garman 
Robinson, Civil Rights Movement activists and editors of /Hands on the 
Freedom Plow: Personal Accounts by Women in SNCC/, for the college’s 
annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration on Thursday, March 8, at 
7pm in the College Union Ballroom. Their keynote presentation will 
address their work as movement activists and their work as three of the 
six co-editors of /Hands on the Freedom Plow/, which includes the 
memoirs of 52 courageous women on the front lines of the 1960’s Southern 
Civil Rights Movement. The keynote will be followed by a book signing 
and reception.

ADDITIONAL EVENTS:
Judy Richardson will show and lead a discussion of the film /Scarred 
Justice: The Orangeburg Massacre, 1968/, Wed. March 7, 7pm, location TBA.

Betty Garman Robinson will lead a community organizing workshop for 
students on Wed., March 7, 7pm, location TBA. The workshop is free and 
intended for students; space is limited and requires advance 
registration. Contact Professor Emilye Crosby (crosby at geneseo.edu 
<mailto:crosby at geneseo.edu>) or Professor Catherine Adams 
(adamsc at geneseo.edu <mailto:adamsc at geneseo.edu>) for more information or 
to register for the workshop.

The keynote and film screening are free and open to the public. For more 
information about Geneseo’s King Commemoration, see 
http://mlk.geneseo.edu/ or contact Emilye Crosby (crosby at geneseo.edu 
<mailto:crosby at geneseo.edu>). These events are sponsored by the Office 
of the Provost, Africana/ Black Studies, Xerox Center for Multicultural 
Teacher Education, the Office of Multicultural Programming and Services, 
and Women’s Studies.



-- 
*/Sue Ann Brainard
Reference and Instruction Librarian
Milne Library
SUNY Geneseo
One College Circle
Geneseo, New York 14454
brainard at geneseo.edu / *
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