Dorie Ladner

Memorial Service for Dorie Ladner

A memorial service will be held for Dorie Ladner on Saturday, April 13, 2024 at Shiloh Baptist Church, Washington, DC.
Dorie Ladner

Reflections on Dorie Ladner

Dorie Ladner: "Reading the above and reflecting on my first meeting with Wazir reminded me that he was one of my heroes."
Charlie Cobb & Dorie Ladner

Dorie Ladner: Eyes Always On the Prize

There are certain words that come immediately to mind thinking of Dorie Ladner: courage, commitment, purpose. Her family roots explain part of the reason why.
Dorie Ladner

In Loving Memory of Dorie Ladner

SNCC’s Dorie Ann Ladner, our sister, passed away Monday, March 11, 2024. She was special in her fierce battles against racism and white supremacy.
Freedom Singers

Bettie Mae Fikes, SNCC Veteran & Member of the Freedom Singers,...

In 2023, Fikes joined President Biden to commemorate the 58th anniversary of Bloody Sunday in Selma, Alabama. This year’s State of the Union Address falls on the 59th anniversary of Bloody Sunday.
Maria Varela

March 26th: CSUN ‘Fotografía Social’ to Celebrate Work of Photographer Maria...

“Time to Get Ready: Fotografía Social with Maria Varela” is scheduled to take place from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. in the Ferman Presentation Room of the University Library.
many rivers to cross

Many Rivers To Cross

During February, Black History Month, the Middle Passage Ceremonies and Port Markers Project (MPCPMP) will explore various perspectives of the Diaspora: an interview with scholar Joseph Harris; stories of historic and present-day people who fostered African connections; a discussion with Michael Blakey and Peggy King Jorde on their global ancestral preservation efforts; and, a conversation with cultural activists, Melanie Maldonado and Omar Eaton-Martinez.
Information Session Recording

Q&A: Movement Course Build Information Session

Q&A chat transcript and video link for the HBCUv Movement Course Build - RFP Information Session recording.
Prominent Educator and SNCC Veteran, Bob Moses at SNCC conference in Waveland, MS, November 1964. Photo by Danny Lyon.

SNCC Legacy Project Launches New Education Ventures

The SLP and the UNCF (United Negro College Fund) are collaborating on the establishment of a unique virtual course designed specifically for HBCUs (Historically Black Colleges and Universities).
A historical photo of a SNCC (Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee) demonstration at the Cairo pool. USA. Cairo, Illinois. 1962. Photo: Danny Lyon / Magnum Photos

Living History From One Generation to the Next with the SNCC...

A Duke University grant story from the Mellon Foundation. The Mellon Foundation makes grants to actively unlock the power in the arts and humanities that helps connect us all.

Southern Echo Remembers its Founder, Hollis Watkins

As we bid farewell to Hollis Watkins Muhammad, we honor his legacy by reaffirming our commitment to the principles for which he tirelessly fought.
Celebrating The Life Of Hollis Watkins Muhammad

Celebrating The Life Of Hollis Watkins Muhammad

Beyond the frontlines of the civil rights struggle, Hollis Watkins Muhammad was an educator, a mentor, and an advocate for civil rights education.

Hollis Watkins founds Southern Echo (1989)

Southern Echo was founded in 1989 by Hollis Watkins, one of the first young Mississippians to join SNCC’s staff.
Hollis Watkins

The Passing of Hollis Watkins

Hollis Watkins dedicated his life to human rights activism through SNCC and later Southern Echo, his grassroots community organization.

Joyce Ladner Remembers the March on Washington

What I remember most is standing on the podium looking out at the 250,000 people. It was a sight to behold.