The Wright Museum


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The book Hands on the Freedom Plow: Personal Accounts by Women in SNCC is an unprecedented women's history of the Civil Rights Movement, from sit-ins to Black Power.  In it, fifty-two women - northern and southern, young and old, urban and rural, black, white, and Latina - share their courageous personal stories of working for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) on the front lines of the Civil Rights Movement.  This reception panel will feature SNCC leaders including book contributors Dr. Gloria House and Ms. Martha Noonan.  Reservations are required for pre-event reception, which is free and open to the public. For more information please call (313) 494-5800.


6 pm - Reception (RSVP required) (UPDATE: All RSVP slots for the Reception have been filled. We still encourage everyone to come for the Panel Discussion at 6:30.)

6:30 - Panel Discussion


Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History
315 East Warren Avenue
Detroit, Michigan 48201-1443
(313) 494-5800
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