Women in the Civil Rights Movement

Civil Rights in the Sunshine State

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.

Date and Time:

5:30pm - 7:30pm February 27, 2015 - February 27, 2015


Museum of Florida History
500 South Bronough St
Tallahassee, FL 32301

Free Event


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Contact Information:

Museum of Florida History
850 245 6400