• Book & Author Series: A Chance for Change

    Mar 16th, 2017
    6:00pm - 8:00pm
    National Civil Rights Museum, Ford Motor Company Theatre

    Crystal Sanders explores how working-class black women, in collaboration with the federal government, created the Child Development Group of Mississippi (CDGM) in 1965, a Head Start program that not only gave poor black children access to early childhood education but also provided black women with greater opportunities for political activism during a crucial time in the unfolding of the civil rights movement.

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