"For me, the most important lesson
[of the Freedom Movement] is that by respecting the fact that fellow activists could passionately disagree over strategy and tactics—yet remain allies—they strengthened SNCC and the Movement as a whole."
From Bruce Hartford's article in the current issue of Urban Habitat.
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Monday, September 26, 2011

Stories of Freedom's Sisters Exhibit in Los Angeles

September 4th 2011-- January 8th 2012

Museum of Tolerance
Simon Wiesenthal Plaza
9786 West Pico Blvd (southeast corner of Pico Boulevard and Roxbury Drive)
Los Angeles, CA 90035
General Information: 310-553-8403

Freedom’s Sisters, a collaboration between SITES and Cincinnati Museum Center, brings to life 20 African American women, from key 19th-century historical figures to contemporary leaders, who have fought for equality for all Americans. The exhibition is introduced by a video and electronic projections of strong artistic images that will seize visitors’ emotions. Organized around the themes of "Dare to Dream," "Inspire Lives," "Serve the Public," and "Look to the Future," graphically striking interactive stations tell the stories of the following women:

Related Publications:
Ella Jo Baker
Mary McLeod Bethune
Shirley Chisholm
Septima Poinsette Clark
Kathleen Cleaver
Myrlie Evers-Williams
Fannie Lou Hamer
Frances Watkins Harper
Dorothy Irene Height
Charlayne Hunter-Gault
Barbara Charline Jordan
Coretta Scott King
Constance Baker Motley
Rosa Louise McCauley Parks
Sonia Sanchez
Betty Shabazz
Mary Church Terrell
Harriet Ross Greene Tubman
C. Delores Tucker
Ida B. Wells-Barnett
    Freedom's Sisters, exhibition brochure.
Short biographies and memorable quotes from all the inspiring women featured in the exhibition, including Ella Jo Baker, Shirley Chisholm, Coretta Scott King, Rosa Parks, and Harriet Tubman.
Download now. FREE.

Freedom’s Sisters includes educational and community outreach components to facilitate engagement with local audiences.

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