CONGRESSMAN JOHN LEWIS (1940 – 2020)
“HISTORY TELLS US THAT WE MUST NEVER EVER GIVE UP. THAT WE MUST NEVER EVER GIVE IN OR GIVE OUT. THAT WE MUST NOT GET LOST IN A SEA OF DESPAIR. THAT WE MUST ALL KEEP THE FAITH. THAT WE MUST KEEP OUR EYES ON THE PRIZE.”
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Tag Archives: Harriet Hancock
In June, 2017 I shared my excitement about the upcoming publication of Southern Perspectives – the cover was all I had back then – but I could see the finish line of a very long journey. Two years later I am … Continue reading
A politician/philanthropist from Faith, North Carolina who settled in Charleston; an attorney who moved to Columbia from Key West, Florida; a midlands YWCA executive director from Detroit, Michigan — three women whose different, yet similar, stories were chronicled in Southern … Continue reading
Don’t get me wrong. The men whose stories were included in Southern Perspectives on the Queer Movement: Committed to Home are just as important as these women I celebrate today, but it is Women’s History Month after all. As I wrote … Continue reading
https://libraryvoices.podbean.com/e/sheila-morris-episode-74/ Thanks so very much to Dr. Curtis Rogers, Communications Director for the South Carolina State Library, for inviting me to participate on his podcast – the opportunity was the icing on the cake following the fun panel presentation at the … Continue reading
Thanks to my Wells Fargo ATM machine for wishing me a Happy Pride Month when I stopped by today to make a cash withdrawal. My first thought was to wonder how the machine knew I was a lesbian? Seriously. I … Continue reading
The Eighth Biennial Bodies of Knowledge Symposium will be held this week at USC Upstate April 9 – 11. The theme for this year’s symposium is Creating a Better World for LGBTQ people. You gotta love it. Tomorrow morning (Tuesday, … Continue reading
I am really thrilled to be with four other contributors to Southern Perspectives on the Queer Movement: Committed to Home this coming Saturday at the Deckle Edge Literary Festival in the Richland library in downtown Columbia. Harriet Hancock, Ed Madden, Alvin … Continue reading
l. to r. Harriet Hancock, Sheila Morris, Pat Patterson, Nekki Shutt photo courtesy Darlene Williams Not pictured here are panelists Alvin McEwen, Dr. Ed Madden and moderator/organizer Dr. David Snyder who did a super job of asking questions that addressed … Continue reading