Wednesdays in Mississippi: Civil Rights as Women's Work


Subject:
Black Resources , Women , Civil Rights Movement , Women , Government & Politics

Description:
Exhibit about a 1960s Civil Rights movement program called "Wednesdays in Mississippi," where weekly interracial and interfaith teams of northern women were sent by the National Council of Negro Women to Mississippi. "Competent, well connected, and educated, these women would work with Freedom Summer and the Freedom Schools." Read about race relations, program beginnings, two trips in 1964, and effects of the program. From the Virginia Center for Digital History in collaboration with other groups.

Publisher:
Virginia Center for Digital History; National Council of Negro Women; National Civil Rights Museum

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.vcdh.virginia.edu/WIMS/


PID= res:lii-27493