Desegregation, Suffrage, Jewish, African-American, and Other Resources Digitized and on ExploreUK

Online and open access to archival resources is more important now than ever in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. With that in mind, UK Libraries Special Collections Research Center is happy to announce the following collections are available on ExploreUK

Amy Steiger and Cate Fosl, dynamic partnership bringing Louisville civil rights history to the theatre

Dr. Cate Fosl of the Anne Braden Institute for Social Justice Research at the University of Louisville, has been my hero for many years; and I was so happy to see the notice about her partnership with Louisville native Dr. Amy Steiger, Assistant Professor of Theatre at St. Mary's College in Maryland.

Statue of Civil Rights Pioneer, Alice Allison Dunnigan, to be dedicated in Russellville August 2 at 4 p.m.

Press Release from SEEK Museum
Russellville, Ky. -- A bronze statue of the first African American woman to be admitted to the White Houes and Congressional Press Corps will be dedicated on August 2, at 4 p.m. in Russellville, Ky. The statue of Alice Allison Dunnigan will be located on the grounds of SEEK Museum: Struggles for Emancipation and Equality in Kentucky on the corner of East 6th and South Morgan Streets as part of a new park area dedicated to civil rights.

SNCC Digital Gateway: Learn from the Past, Organize for the Future, Make Democracy Work

Chair: Todd Moye, University of North Texas 
Panelists:
 
• Emilye Crosby, State University of New York at Geneseo 
• Hasan Kwame Jeffries, Ohio State University 
• Charles Cobb, Duke University 
• Judy Richardson, SNCC Digital Gateway/ Duke University 
• Laura Boughton, Oxford High School

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