Women were at the forefront of the Civil Rights Movement alongside the late Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. In addition to wife Coretta Scott King, soldiers such as the late Ella Baker and Rosa Parks helped pave the way for equality
Ruby Bridges’ silent protest inspired student activist Eva Lewis. Fannie Lou Hamer’s fight for voting rights motivated Tracey Abrams to carry the torch for justice. An inspiring program highlights the stories of past and present female advocates for change.
PROGRAM DURATION: 45 Minutes
CORE CURRICULUM & TOPICS: Gender Equality, Civil Rights, Women’s Rights, Community Activism, Non-violence, Voting Rights, Social Studies, Humanities, Collective Advocacy, African American Cultural Heritage, American History, Perseverance
The Bold Women Highlighted: Ella Baker, Ruby Bridges, Rosa Parks, Fannie Lou Hamer, Diane Nash, Alicia Garza, Eve Lewis, Stacey Abrams, Coretta Scott King, Harriet Tubman, Septima Poinsette Clark, Daisy Bates, Tarana Burke, Dorthy Height and more!