Women in Civil Rights Movement to Be Discussed March 30

March 25, 1999

Constance Winifred Curry, a fellow at the Institute for Women's Studies at Emory University, will deliver a lecture, "Deep in Our Hearts: Women in the Civil Rights Movement," at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday in Meadows Recital Hall in the McCrary Music Building on the Baylor University campus. The lecture is sponsored by Baylor's gender studies program.

Curry, a well-known civil rights activist, is the author of Silver Rights, the history of a black sharecropping family in the Mississippi Delta who were the first to desegregate white schools in the state in 1965. The book won the Lillian Smith Award for Non-Fiction in 1996.

Curry's lecture is free and open to the public. For more information, call 710-6296.

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