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"Speaking Out - Conversations with Dorothy"

"Speaking Out - Conversations with Dorothy"

Date & Time:  Friday, November 9 2018

Featuring: Ms. Magazine co-founder and nationally-known civil rights activist, Dorothy Pitman-Hughes, along with faculty and leadership from the University of North Florida

Location: UNF Library, 2nd Floor Sculpture Area

Description: The UNF Library presents an intimate conversation with American Civil Rights icon and Ms. Magazine co-founder, Dorothy Pitman-Hughes as she speaks out and shares her powerful biography. Ms. Pitman-Hughes will share her touching and extraordinary first-hand accounts of being an author of a banned book, collaborating with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., setting Feminism ablaze with her collaborator Gloria Steinem, and so much more -- while her narrative is recorded by the oral history project, the Sankofa Narrative Project, a partnership of professors from UNF who won a grant to record important oral histories of segregation and integration in NE Florida. This discussion will be moderated by UNF English professor Tru Leverette and UNF student Zsa Zsa Laing.

Related LibGuide: Conversations with Dorothy Pitman Hughes by Jen Jones Murray

Friday, November 9, 2018
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Carpenter Library, Sculpture Area, Second Floor
  Community Outreach Event  
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Jen Jones Murray

Jen Jones Murray, UNF Library Marketing & Community Services Coordinator