~ “Celebrations, Found Truths, Sheroes, Heroes, Events and Programs” which recognize and celebrate the contributions in art, literature, politics and education of the African American community throughout the year in the DC Metropolitan area.
1Mar 6:30-8 pm, Film: “Well-Behaved Women Don’t Make HerStory: The Dorie Ladner Story”
This installment of Around the Fire features esteemed elder Dorie Ladner, a Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) veteran, social worker and lifelong activist. She first got involved with the freedom movement after the murder of Emmett Till — a gruesome event that would spark a lifelong passion for her.
Ms. Ladner will share experiences from this time in her life and answer questions from those who share her passion for freedom. She will also screen her documentary, “Well-Behaved Women Don’t Make HerStory: The Dorie Ladner Story.”