Poster for Standing on My Sisters Shoulders

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Join the Institute for Women's Studies in celebrating Women's History Month with a screening of Standing on My Sisters' Shoulders. The film will be available to stream from Monday, March 1 - Friday, March 5, 2021. For more information contact Terri Hatfield at 

This event is sponsored by the Lucy Hargrett Draper Center and Archives for the Study of the Rights of Women in History and Law. 

More About the Film:
A missing chapter in our nation’s record of the Civil Rights movement, this powerful documentary reveals the movement in Mississippi in the 1950’s and 60’s from the point of view of the women who lived it – and emerged as its grassroots leaders. Their living testimony offers a window into a unique moment when the founders’ promise of freedom and justice passed from rhetoric to reality for all Americans. Through moving interviews and powerful archival footage, this film weaves a story of commitment, passion and perseverance and tells the story of the women fought for change in Mississippi and altered the course of American history forever.

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