February 27, at 5:30 p.m. Women in the Civil Rights Movement: In preparation for Women’s History Month in March Dr. Paul Ortiz will moderate a discussion with three women about their experiences working with the civil rights movement. Dr. Gwendolyn Zohara Simmons of the University of Florida was active in the Freedom Summer in Mississippi and was a member of Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC). Ms. Priscilla Stephens Kruize was a leader in the Tallahassee movement and a founding member of Tallahassee CORE. Ms. Sandra Parks was active in the statewide movement in Florida.
Parking and admission is free. Breakfast and lunch are available for purchase from The Egg Express Café weekdays until 3:00 p.m. in the Museum lobby. For more information, call 850.245.6400 or go to http://bit.ly/civilrightsMFH.