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Find Out More, Workshop 11: Civil Rights

In "Resistance and Transformation," a Tapestry of Faith program

Online, find "Southern Unitarian Universalists in the Civil Rights Era — A Story of Small Acts of Great Courage," a presentation by the Rev. Gordon D. Gibson under auspices of the Unitarian Universalist Historical Society at the General Assembly of the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA), June 23, 2000, Nashville, Tennessee.

Read "Living in Nineveh," a lecture by Rev. Gibson at the Unitarian Universalist Ministers Association Convocation, March 10, 2002 in Birmingham, Alabama.

Eyes on the Prize: America's Civil Rights Movement 1964-1985 is an award-winning, 14-hour documentary series executive-produced by the late Henry Hampton, founder of Blackside, Inc. media production company and a former public information director of the UUA. Visit the PBS website for viewing and ordering information and a wealth of supplementary materials.

Home of the Brave, distributed by Bullfrog Films, is a documentary about Viola Liuzzo, the only white woman murdered in the Civil Rights Movement, and why we hear so little about her. Told through the eyes of her children, the film follows the ongoing struggle of an American family to survive the consequences of their mother's heroism and the mystery behind her killing. Learn more and order the film here.

Call to Selma: Eighteen Days of Witness is a first-hand account by Richard D. Leonard (Boston: Skinner House, 2002).

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Last updated on Saturday, December 10, 2011.

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